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Brushfire and Traffic Information Update for April 24 at 1:45 pm

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This is a brush fire and traffic information update for Thursday April 24 at 1:45 PM.

The Hawaii Fire Department reports a runaway brush fire in the area of the 29 mile marker of Highway 190 or the Mamalahoa Highway.  The fire is located approximately 2 miles north or Waimea side of the Makalei Golf Course and Country Club and on the Makai or Ocean side of the highway.  No homes or properties are threatened at this time and emergency crews are on scene.  The highway is limited to one lane of traffic and motorists are advised to avoid the area and to use alternate routes if possible.