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Crews contain Waianae brush fire

WAIANAE, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A brush fire broke out in Waiane Tuesday, scroching about 25 acres in Waianae before fire fighters were able to get it fully contained.

The brush fire sparked around 3:15 p.m. Fire officials say the flames damaged basil crops along Lualualei Homestead Road.

No homes were evacuated, although a portion of Maili'ili Road was closed while crews fought the flames.

Fire officials are still investigating what caused the now fully contained brush fire.

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