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.