Hawaii Police: Brush fire forcing North Kona residents to evacuate

Hawaii Police: Brush fire forcing North Kona residents to evacuate
Hawaii Island (Source: HNN)

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii County Police say a fire is forcing the evacuation of North Kona Sunday.

Evacuation orders were announced shortly after noon.

Police say Loloa Street is closed in Kalaoa as crews respond, and officials suggest that drivers use alternate routes.

No word on any injuries at this time.

This story will be updated.

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