More Brush Fires

Two brush fires caused from advancing lava flows created significant breakouts of brush fire activity today. The first breakout is approx. 3/4 mile Mauka of the Niaulani subdivision and burned about 150 acres of brush. The second breakout is approx. 1 mile from the Ainaloa subdivision and burned about 200 acres. Two bulldozers were utilized to maintain fire breaks and two hellicopters commenced water bucket drops. Hawaii County Fire Department units are continuing on scene overnight to mop up hot spots and maintain fire breaks

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