HFD Continues to Battle Kaʻū Brushfires
The Hawai‘i Fire Department arrived at Ninole Loop Road and Highway 11 in the Punalu‘u area of Kaʻū.at 9:08 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, to battle an ongoing brushfire.
The brushfire is contained.
Currently, 12 HFD personnel are working to extinguish the fire.
In Kaʻū, there were three brushfires within a 17-hour period on Nov. 30, 2016 and Dec. 1.
All of the brushfires were along the roadside: Kamaoa Road, Kaalaiki Road and Highway 11.
The causes are under investigation.