Maui Fire Department investigators will not conduct an investigation into the cause of a brushfire that sent clouds of smoke billowing over Kihei yesterday. Since there were no injuries and no reports of damage, the case be filed as “undetermined.”
At 11:27 a.m. Monday, Engine Companies from Kihei and Wailea along with two Fire department tankers responded to a reported brush fire next to Pi’ikea Park off of Liloa Drive. Crews arrived to find a brush fire, about an area of two acres of dry brush and grass involved. Fire fighters were able to contain the fire by 12:30 p.m. The cause of the fire is undetermined. No injuries or damages were reported.