Four small brush fires burn on Kauai within a 12-hour span Wednesday

Kauai firefighters fought four separate brush fires Wednesday in Kapaa, Waimea, Kekaha, and Eleele Wednesday, all relatively small and with no reported injuries.

The Kauai Fire Department is still investigating the cause of the blazes, the Kauai Fire Department said in a news release, but stopped short of saying they were suspicious.

“I commend our firefighters and landowners for their quick response in dealing with these brush fires,” said Kauai Fire Department Chief Robert Westerman. “I also want to thank our community for being vigilant and reporting these fires to dispatch. It is imperative that fires are reported as soon as possible to prevent bodily harm or structural damage.”

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