Brush fire disrupts traffic

Traffic along Haleakala Highway at Kehua Junction was disrupted Thursday afternoon as fire crews battled an approximately 150 foot long brush fire along the highway, fire officials said on Friday.

The cause of the fire was undetermined. Time of alarm was at 12:10 p.m. with the fire under control at 12:25 p.m. and extinguished at 2:05 p.m.

Engine 5 from Makawao, Engine 10 and Tanker 10 from Kahului along with a battalion chief all responded to the blaze.


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