Maui Fire fighters responded to Maui Lani Parkway at 10:52 a.m. for a report of a brush fire. Engine companies from Kahului, Wailuku, Makawao, and Air-1 arrived to an area, just East of a restaurant, with approximately three acres of dry brush involved in fire.
The fire was called under control at 12:20 p.m. Crews are still on scene conducting mop up operations. No structures were threatened and no damages were reported. The cause of the fire was determined to be fireworks related. Evidence of fireworks were found on scene during the investigation.
While working the first Maui Lani brush fire, fire fighters were alerted to another brush fire that started at Mahaolu street and Hoomoku Street. Fire crews responded and arrived to find an area about a half-acre in size involved in fire. This fire was called under control at 12:20 p.m and called extinguished at 12:52 p.m. No damages or injuries were reported. The cause of the second fire is undetermined and is still under investigation.