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Kaʻū Firefighters Respond to Brush Blaze

November 3, 2016, 12:40 PM HST
* Updated November 3, 12:46 PM
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2012 file HFD photo.

2012 file HFD photo.

Kaʻū station firefighters responded to a rapidly spreading brushfire at Ninole Loop below Sea Mountain Colony One Condominiums on Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 9:03 a.m.

Upon arrival, firefighters found that the fire involved approximately 1.5 acres of vacant land with a mixture of tall grass, brush and trees, with strong NNE winds contributing to its rapid spread.

The fire was extinguished at 3 p.m.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

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