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Lahaina Brush Fire Quickly Contained

July 21, 2015, 7:41 AM HST
* Updated July 21, 8:11 AM
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Photo by Wendy Osher.

Photo by Wendy Osher.

By Maui Now Staff

Firefighters from Lahaina quickly contained a brush fire behind the Lahaina Aquatic Center yesterday afternoon.  The fire was reported at 5:44 p.m. on Monday, July 20, 2015.

According to department reports, the incident was initially called in as a fire to storage containers behind the aquatic center on Shaw Street.

When firefighters arrived on scene, it was discovered that the fire was actually burning in an area of brush approximately 20-by-30-feet located behind the Lahaina Aquatic Center, said Acting Maui Fire Department Public Information Officer, Captain Rylan Yatsushiro.

Capt. Yatsushiro said Engine 3 was able to quickly contain the fire and it was called extinguished at 6:12 p.m.

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There were no injuries reported and the cause of the fire remains undetermined.

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