Brush fire behind Lihue Airport contained

LIHUE – The brush fire that broke out behind the Lihue Airport this morning at around 8:21 a.m. this morning was deemed under control at approximately 1:20 p.m. this afternoon.

Air-1, county firefighters from the Kapa’a, Lihue and Kalaheo stations, state firefighters from the Airport Crash Fire, along with Rescue 3, a battalion chief, personnel from the Department of Public Works and the state Department of Transportation continue to fight the fire.

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