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Old Saddle Road Remains Closed

July 20, 2021, 11:39 AM HST
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Old Saddle Road remains closed through Tuesday, according to a report from Hawai´i County Civil Defense.

The PTA Fire Department on Tuesday morning reported that Old Saddle Road, between Daniel K. Inouye Highway junction and Highway 190 junction, remains closed due to fire response operations. A large brush fire is currently ongoing on the western slopes of Maunakea has consumed more than 2,000 acres since it began Saturday afternoon.

Conditions will be reassessed Wednesday morning. Motorists in the area please drive with caution as crews are on scene fighting the brush fire.

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