Highway by Ō‘ōkala Reopens

January 31, 2020, 12:51 PM HST
* Updated January 31, 1:18 PM
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A brush fire in Ō‘ōkala briefly shut down the roadway in both directions this afternoon.

Hawai‘i County Police Department put out a text alert at 12:39 p.m. that indicates Highway 19 near mile marker 31-32 are closed. Another alert put out at 12:57 p.m. indicated the roadway had reopened.

Motorists are advised to be cautious of equipment and personnel who are still working in the area.

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