Maui cane fire burns 4 acres


Maui firefighters put out a cane fire in Paia.

The incident was reported just before 7 p.m. Monday on Holomua Road.

According to Maui Fire officials, fire companies from Paia and Kahului responded to an unscheduled cane fire about a half mile above Maui High School.

The fire was under control in about an hour.

Officials say about four acres of cane were burned and no structures were threatened.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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