Firefighters battle brush fire on Kauai

Courtesy: Debra Kekaualua
Courtesy: Debra Kekaualua

ANAHOLA, KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Kauai Fire Department were able to get a brush fire in Anahola off of Kukuihale Road under control as of 6:30 p.m.

The fire broke out just before 4 p.m. near Anahola Beach Park. Roughly 30 acres were burned in the blaze.

No property damage or injuries were reported, although at one point the fire threatened two homes near the beach park.

The Kauai Police Department has closed Kukuihale Road at Pilipoli Road, and Mānā I Road at Anahola Road for the time being to assist KFD as it fully extinguishes the blaze, so avoid the area if possible.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

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