Several hundred acres scorched in Big Island brushfire - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Several hundred acres scorched in Big Island brushfire

KAU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - On the Big Island fire crews have contained a weekend brushfire in the Kau area. It started Sunday afternoon near South Point Road. Crews spent Monday mopping up and dousing hot spots.

Firefighters will remain on scene throughout the Monday night. The fire burned about 320 acres. No homes were ever threatened. The cause is under investigation.

Photo source: Emi & Ken Holton

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