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UPDATE: Firefighters call Olowalu brush fire, 100% contained

PC: MFD

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.

PC: MPD

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.

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