Firefighters battling brush fire in Kona

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The Hawaii Fire Department is battling a brush fire in Kona near Hina-Lani Street and Ane Keohokalole Highway.

Civil Defense officials say the fire was under control as of 4:30 p.m. Friday.

Officials opened a shelter at the Old Kona Airport Gymnasium for those who have been evacuated.

Residents are asked to avoid the area if possible.

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