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Crews Douse Paukūkalo Driftwood Fire

September 15, 2014, 8:24 AM HST
* Updated September 15, 9:18 AM
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By Maui Now Staff

Fire crews battled a small shoreline fire on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 14, in Paukukalo near the ʻĪao Stream river mouth.

Fire officials say crews arrived to find a 10 by 30 foot area  of ocean driftwood burning on the rocky shoreline off of Kaʻae Road, on the Kahului side of the stream.

The fire was reported by neighbors in the area at around 3:33 p.m., and was extinguished by 4:19 p.m., according to department reports.

Fire officials say no structures were threatened and the cause of the fire was undetermined.

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