No injuries were reported following a brush fire early this morning in Anahola.
At approximately 2 a.m., Kauai Firefighters were dispatched to a brush fire reported on the mauka side of Kūhiō Highway near mile-marker 12. Firefighters with the Kapa‘a and Kaiākea fire stations, Tender 1, Rescue 3, and the on-duty Battalion Chief responded to the incident.
According to a preliminary report, KFD personnel discovered a large brush on the mauka side of Kūhiō Highway. KFD personnel used approximately 200 gallons of water to control the head of the fire, which allowed Rescue 3 and Truck 2 to gain further access to the fire and assist with extinguishing the 1.5-acre fire.
No road closures were reported, and no structures were threatened during the response.
The cause of the fire is undetermined.