Firefighters extinguish brush fire in East Oahu

Photo: Nicole Toi
Photo: Nicole Toi

Honolulu firefighters battled a brush fire in East Oahu Tuesday evening.

The call came in 5:42 p.m.

A Honolulu Fire Dept. spokesperson said the fire burned 2.5 acres near the Pele’s chair area below Makapuu Lighthouse Trail.

The fire was declared under control at 7:24 p.m. and extinguished at 7:55 p.m.

No people or structures were in danger and no roads had to be closed.

Officials said the cause of the fire is undetermined but there was no report of suspicious activity.

Photo: Brandon Maramba

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