Baldwin Ave Closure the Result of Brush Fire

These are the sort of complications from wildfire that the brand new Western Maui Community Wildfire Protection Plan seeks to address.

From the Source: 

"A closure of Baldwin Avenue for about 20 minutes this morning was the result of a nearby brush fire.

Paia firefighters responded to a brush fire along the east side of Baldwin Avenue below Holomua Road at 11:41 a.m. Thursday, July 10, according to Fire Services Chief Lee Mainaga.

An area about 1200 square feet of light brush and dry grass was involved, he said.

Crews extinguished the blaze and no injuries or property damage were reported by fire officials.

The cause of the fire is undetermined at this time." 

Above: Credit - Maui Now

Above: Credit - Maui Now