According to a Maui County news release, the wildfire that has burned around 5,800 acres of Maui land has been 75% contained.
This fire has been blazing since Monday night at 10:30. Approximately 100 people have been evacuated, 11 people have stayed at shelters, and 1 firefighter has been admitted to the hospital for smoke inhalation.
It’s not over yet, but they’re getting closer. We’ll be posting more on the Maui fire as it progresses. The highway is open again, but please call before making any journeys to and from the West side. Call (808) 986-1200