Ma'alaea fire burns quarter acre of brush along highway

  • Source: Maui Now
  • Published: 05/10/2022 08:59 PM

An afternoon fire burned about a quarter acre of brush along the Honoapi'ilani Highway in Ma'alaea on Tuesday. The fire was reported at around 1:22 p.m. on May 10, at Ma'alaea Road and the Honoapi'ilani Highway. Crews arrived on scene to find a working brush fire along Honoapi'ilani Highway. Firefighters were able to quickly knock it down before it could spread to nearby homes, according to department reports. As a precaution, residents nearby were evacuated but were able to return very shortly after. Firefighters dealt with strong and gusty winds on scene. The cause of the fire is unknown.


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