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Firefighters respond to unscheduled cane fire in Paia

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PAIA, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Firefighters responded to an unscheduled cane fire on Sunday at 12:16 a.m. near Paia Gym on Baldwin Avenue.

Paia firefighters arrived at 12:22 a.m. to find a 50 square foot fire in the cane field mauka of the Paia Gym. The fire was moving uphill and away from homes in the area and the gym, which was 50 yards away.

After it was extinguished, just under an acre of cane was burned.

Firefighters brought the fire under control at 12:31 a.m. and called it extinguished at 12:40 a.m.

The cause of the fire was undetermined. There were no injuries and no structures were threatened.

The Paia fire crew were assested by Tanker 10 from Kahului.

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