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Heavy smoke may be seen near Kona airport due to training

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KONA, HAWAII (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Kona residents may see heavy smoke this week, but the state Department of Transportation said there's no emergency.

Aircraft rescue firefighters will be training with burning fuel at the Kona International Airport on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Federal Aviation Administration requires the exercise.

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