UPDATE: Ukumehame Fire on Maui Blackens 105 Acres, 100% Contained
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A fire near the Ukumehame Firing Range on Maui blackened a total of 105 acres since it was first reported at mid-day on Saturday, and is now 100% contained.
Mop-up operations continue today and some “smokers” are still being reported in the burned area, according to Maui Fire Services Chief Rylan Yatsushiro.
The fire stared at around 11:52 a.m. on Sept. 12, in an area mauka of the Honoapiʻilani Highway in West Maui.
Crews on scene today include Engine 3 and Tanker 3 from Lahaina, Tanker 14 from Wailea and a crew from the state Division of Forestry and Wildlife.
No evictions, injuries or damages were reported and the cause of the fire is under investigation.