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Kauai firefighters battle Hanamaulu brush fire

Image: Chris Jensen Image: Chris Jensen
Image: Chris Jensen Image: Chris Jensen
LIHUE, KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Firefighters from the Kapaa, Lihue and Kalaheo stations have extinguished a fire that broke out along Kuhio Highway in Hanamaulu at around 4 p.m. Tuesday.

No structures were damaged and no injuries were reported.

Kapule Highway was temporarily shut down in both directions while firefighters and helicopters battled the Hanama'ulu brush fire.  

Rescue 3 aboard Air 1 and two private helicopter companies made waters drops to assist crews on the ground.

The size and cause of the fire is not yet known.

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