At 2:56 am, fire crews responded to a brush fire in the Olowalu area of Luawai St. Units are currently working on fire control. A fire control line is currently being cut around the perimeter of the fire.
Honoapiilani Highway in and out of Lahaina is open but slow-moving. Please proceed with caution. The Air One Helicopter is flying over head dropping water. Expect delays.
Earlier, Maui Police worked on evacuating numerous homeless camps ahead of the fire. So far no injuries were reported.
As of 7:40 am this morning, approximately 25 acres were estimated burned. The fire is considered to be 75% contained.
Engine 3, 11, Tanker 3, 10, Air-1 and heavy equipment from West Maui Land Co. responded to the incident.
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*This is a Breaking News Story and will be updated as more information becomes available.