Kihei brush fire now 100% contained

Traffic

KIHEI, Hawaii (KHON2) — According to Maui fire crews, the brush fire reported Monday in Kihei is now 100% contained. 

One engine company and two tankers are conducting mop up operations. 

Maui fire crews estimate about 50 acres burned.


KIHEI, Hawaii (KHON2) — Piilani Highway in Kihei was closed from Ohukai Road to Lipoa Street due to brush fire. The closure was around 3 p.m. Monday.

The highway was reopened about an hour and a half later.

Maui fire crews estimate about 50 acres burned. As of 9:15 p.m. the fire was 90 percent contained.

The Latest on KHON2

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories