Fire scorches 15 acres near Burns Field

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Air 1 and its load of water is shrouded by smoke from a brush fire Sunday on the makai side of the Burns Field runway in Hanapepe.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    A Kauai Police Department cruiser keeps an eye on traffic Sunday during a brush fire that broke out on the makai side of the Burns Field runway in Hanapepe.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    A fire captain gets a vantage point from atop the Hanapepe fire station truck Sunday during a brush fire that broke out on the makai side of the Burns Field runway in Hanapepe.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    A utility truck patrols the leading edge of a brush fire Sunday on the makai side of the Burns Field runway in Hanapepe.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Air 1 comes over beach camps Sunday en route to fighting a brush fire that broke out on the makai side of the Burns Field runway in Hanapepe.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    A dual-pronged attack, air and ground, reduces a brush fire Sunday on the makai side of the Burns Field runway in Hanapepe.

HANAPEPE — Firefighters from the Hanapepe and Kalaheo fire stations responded to a blaze that broke out on the makai side of the Burns Field runway around noon Sunday.

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