Firefighters contain brush fire off H-1 freeway near Pearl Country Club

PEARL CITY (HawaiiNewsNow) - A brush fire in Pearl City caused quite a traffic mess.

The blaze scorched almost three acres near the Pearl Country Club.

The smoke from the fire forced authorities to close several east and west-bound lanes of the H-1 freeway while firefighters fought to contain the flames.

No homes were threatened, but the fire did come within a hundred yards of maintenance facilities on the golf course.

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