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Crews contain 5-acre fire in Kaupo

A fire that burned about 5 acres of brush in Kaupo on Sunday was contained by mid-morning Monday, according to the Maui Fire Department.

The cause of the fire is unknown, the Fire Department reported.

The fire was reported at 1:50 p.m. Sunday near Waiu and Nuu Landing, amid winds of 25 to 35 mph, according to the Fire Department. The fire was contained at 10 a.m. Monday. Firefighters were continuing mop-up operations.

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