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UPDATE: Big Island brush fire contained, crews mop-up

KEAMUKU, POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - The U.S. Army says that wildfire at the Army's Pohakuloa Training Area is now 100% contained and crews are mopping up.

The Army says the fire burned 1,153 acres. Saddle Road is open to traffic. Crews will be working monitoring for 'hot spots' for the next several days.

The blaze broke out at around 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Keamuku Maneuver Training Area (KMA).

The cause of the fire is under investigation. No Army training activity was taking place in the KMA.

Hawaii Fire Department urges drivers to be cautious since fire crews will remain in the area over night.  

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