Brushfire Burns 30 Acres in Makaweli - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Brushfire Burns 30 Acres in Makaweli

MAKAWELI, Kauai (KHNL) -  Fire officials say about 30 acres burned in a brushfire on the westside about 2-1/2 miles mauka of the Makaweli Post Office.

The fire started at about 3:17 p.m. on Tuesday.  The acreage that burned belongs to the Robinson family.

Firefighters from the Kalâheo, Kôloa and Waimea stations along with Rescue-3 and Air-1 responded to the fire.

The Robinson employees assisted by using their water tenders to refill the fire trucks.

The fire was brought under control at 4:45 pm.  No lives or structures were threatened by the fire.

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