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Officials: Central Maui brush fires appear suspicious

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KIHEI, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

The Maui Fire Department is still trying to figure out how four brush fires started Monday afternoon.

The blazes near Kihei started in four places — and miles apart. They've burned about 100 acres.

As of Tuesday afternoon, the blazes were about 75 percent contained.

Officials said the fires appeared to be suspicious, but a cause has not yet been determined.

No homes are threatened and no roads are closed. 

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

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