Firefighters put out brush fire in Wailuku

Maui Fire Department

A brush fire destroyed about 24,000 square-feet at Kahekili Highway and Makaala Drive in Wailuku.

It happened around 2:40 p.m. Saturday.

The fire was called under control just after 3:15 p.m. and extinguished at 6 p.m.

No injuries or damages were reported and the cause of the fire was undetermined.

The road was closed between Makaala Drive and Waiehu Beach Road before 3 p.m. and reopened to one lane at 5:40 p.m.

The road was completely opened to two-way traffic at 6 p.m.

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