Maalaea Brush Fire Burns 30 Acres

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From the Source: 

"Firefighters remain on the scene of a brush fire in Māʻalaea that burned at least 30 acres on Tuesday morning.

Fire officials say the blaze was first reported at 9:14 a.m. on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, on the mauka side of the Honoapiʻilani Highway in an area of brush on the mountain slope.

Maui Fire Services Chief Lee Mainaga said the fire was about 85% contained by 11:30 a.m."

  Above: "Brush fire near Māʻalaea that burned 30 acres." Credit - Rick Nunyah

Above: "Brush fire near Māʻalaea that burned 30 acres." Credit - Rick Nunyah