Wildfire on the Big Island 70% contained - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Wildfire on the Big Island 70% contained

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A wildfire that has been burning on Army training land for a week, is only 70 percent contained.

Flames have scorched nearly 1,400 acres on the Pohakuloa training area.

Last week, police arrested and charged the suspected arsonist, 31-year-old Christopher Pratt.

The Mauna Kea recreation area is closed until further notice.

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