Multiple agencies contain airport fire

  • Jeff Dorn / Special to The Garden Island

    The 100-acre brushfire near Lihu‘e Airport is seen from the ocean aboard a sailboat.

  • Contributed by County of Kaua‘i

    Fire blazes behind Lihu‘e Airport on Monday afternoon.

  • Cody Meyer / Contributed photo

    A Delta Airlines plane makes its final approach to Lihu‘e Airport through smoke from a 100-acre brushfire. In the foreground, sprinklers at the Hokuala Ocean Course are activated as a control against embers from the fire.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Air-1, the Kaua‘i Fire Department emergency helicopter, attacks a brushfire with water Monday afternoon near Lihu‘e Airport.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    The Kaua‘i Fire Department’s emergency helicopter drops water on a brushfire hotspot Monday afternoon near Lihu‘e Airport.

LIHU‘E — Firefighters contained a 100-acre brushfire that broke out near the makai side of Lihu‘e Airport on Monday afternoon.

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