Arson suspected in 12-acre brush fire in Anahola

Courtesy of Kaua‘i Fire Department

A brush fire burned 12 acres of land in Anahola. The fire, which was reported late Sunday, Sept. 24, 2023, was extinguished early Monday, Sept. 25, 2023.

ANAHOLA — A brush fire scorched 12 acres of land, forced evacuations and revealed a makeshift junkyard littered with jalopies, tires and trash on the northeast side of the island.