Thick, heavy smoke seen from afar as fire burns at Central Maui Landfill

Central Maui Landfill fire

Maui fire crews responded to a fire at Central Maui Landfill on Sunday afternoon.

The incident happened at about 2:30 p.m.

Authorities say two acres within the landfill of compost caught fire.

Fire crews from Kahului and Kula responded along with State Airport firefighters.

Fire officials say it is unknown what was impacted due to the heavy smoke conditions.

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