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Car blaze ignites brush fire on Maui

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NAPILI, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A car fire set off dry brush on Maui on Sunday.

The incident happened about 1:23 p.m. near Maui Preparatory Academy.

About an acre had burned by the time firefighters arrived.

Crews, with the help of a helicopter, were able to get the fire under control by 4:12 p.m., at which time about five acres had burned.

The fire was extinguished at 7 a.m. Monday, when crews were certain no smoldering grass remained.

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