Police close Kahekili Highway due to Maui brush fire

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WAILUKU, Hawaii (KHON2) — Police on Maui closed Kahekili Highway between Makaala Drive and Waiehu Beach Road due to a brush fire on Wednesday, Feb. 24.

Maui Fire Department (MFD) crews estimate approximately seven acres have burned and said the blaze was 50% contained as of 7:45 p.m. on Wednesday

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The road closure was reported around 3:30 p.m., according to Maui Police Department’s Facebook.

(Ty Fausett / MauiNow photo)

MFD fire crews are working to contain the fire by cutting a break around its perimeter with dozers.
No structures were reported to be threatened as of 7:45 p.m.

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