Firefighters work overnight to extinguish large brush fire in Maili

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Published: Jul. 5, 2022 at 5:08 AM HST|Updated: Jul. 5, 2022 at 5:52 AM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Officials said a large brush fire that erupted in Maili on the Fourth of July has now been extinguished.

Firefighters were called out at around 7:30 p.m. near the Community Learning Center on Kulauku Street.

Officials said it burned about 10 acres of brush.

There are no reports of any damaged homes, however, video shows the flames getting dangerously close.

Firefighters remained at scene to put out smoldering hot spots until 3 a.m. Tuesday.

The Honolulu Fire Department said the blaze was likely caused by fireworks.

This story may be updated.

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