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Big Island firefighters battling brush fire

WAIKOLOA (HawaiiNewsNow) - Big Island firefighters continue to battle a stubborn brushfire that's burned more than 300 acres on the west side of the island.

It was first reported Saturday afternoon near Waikoloa Road.

The fire has since burned several abandoned buildings.

Crews say high winds have made it difficult to contain the flames.

Firefighters are expected to work through the night.

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