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Firefighters douse brush fire that came close to Makakilo homes

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MAKAKILO, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A fast-moving brush fire in Makakilo came close to homes Friday, but was doused quickly.

The blaze neared homes Friday afternoon, at times coming within 30 feet.

The fire started about 2:50 p.m., and was under control by about 3:45 p.m.

An estimated three to five acres were burned, and a shed also caught on fire.

Multiple fire units have responded, and flames and smoke could be seen for miles.

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