Big Island firefighters contain Kona wild fire

Courtesy: Kelly Mochizuki
Courtesy: Kelly Mochizuki

KONA (HawaiiNewsNow) - Big Island firefighters have contained a brush fire just off Queen Kaahumanu Highway near the Kona airport.

According to officials, the flames broke at about 9 p.m. Thursday.

Kona police have reopened Kaiminani Drive between Laui Place and Ane Keohokalole.

Witnesses say the fire is burning in the lava fields.

No evacuations or injuries were reported.

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