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Firefighters battle brushfire in Waiawa

WAIAWA (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu firefighters contained a brushfire off of Mililani Cemetery Road in Waiawa. Strong wind gusts, rough terrain and limited accessibility hampered the progress of crews at the scene.

Monday morning the fire began to move up the side of a steep, inaccessible ravine. Two fire department helicopters helped to suppress the fire along with over 30 firefighters and three tanker trucks.

The fire was contined at 6:20 p.m. and claimed 30 acres. No property damage affected by the fire. Cause of fire has not been determined.

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