(BIVN) – A fast moving brush fire spread over 20-acres of vacant land in Pāpa’aloa on Tuesday.
Firefighters responded to the alarm at 10:43 a.m., and arrived on the scene of a rapidly spreading brush fire in 10 to 12 foot tall grass on Pāpa’aloa Road at the Ochiro Road intersection.
“Gusty trade winds at 25-35 mph rapidly spread fire to approx 20 acres,” a fire dispatch reads. “Fire is under control and will be monitored throughout the night by HFD personnel.”
No injuries or evacuations were reported. The cause of the fire is unknown.
by Big Island Video News
PAPA'ALOA, Hawaii - Gusty winds helped the blaze spread rapidly over 20-acres of vacant land on the Hamakua Coast.