Fire in green waste piles

Firefighters battle a green waste fire near the old Puunene School on Wednesday morning. LENIE LAWRENCE photo

Maui fire crews responded to a green waste fire along Hansen Road in Kahului around 9:20 a.m. Wednesday, fire officials said.

Engine 10 and Tanker 10 from Kahului and Tanker 14 and Ladder 14 from Wailea all responded to the fire, which was located in large green waste piles at 301 Hansen Road.

Firefighters were assisted by private water tankers and heavy equipment, fire officials said. There were no injuries or damages. Fire crews concluded operations at 2:08 p.m.


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