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Kunia brushfire contained

KUNIA (HawaiiNewsNow) – Fire fighters are wrapping up at the scene of a brushfire near the Hawaii Country Club in Kunia.

Crews were first called to the scene at around 4:00 PM Wednesday afternoon.

The fire was contained around 9:00 PM. No injuries have been reported and no buildings were ever threatened.

About 75 firefighters fought the blaze throughout the afternoon and evening. The Honolulu Fire Department's Air One helicopter played a key role; dousing flames in areas that ground crews were unable to reach.

Firefighters will continue to watch for flare-ups overnight. The cause of the fire has not been determined.

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