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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Kauai firefighters dousing hot spots from airport brushfire

Advertiser Staff

Kauai firefighters this morning are mopping up hot spots from a brushfire that was ignited yesterday next to Lihue Airport.

A county news release says the fire was reported at 4:46 p.m. and burned about eight acres along the south edge of the airport runway.

The fire was declared under control at 7 p.m.

No one was injured and no structures damaged.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.