UPDATE – The Hawaii County Police Department reports that both lanes of Highway 11 are open near the 60 mile mark.
KA’U, Hawaii – Highway 11 near the 60 mile mark was closed at due to brush fire on Wednesday night.
Police issued a Nixle alert, advising motorists to use Kalaiki Road instead of the highway.
At 11:24 p.m., police estimated that the road closure would last about an hour.
We will have more information when it becomes available.