Accessed on 02 August 2018, 1614 UTC, Post #17342.
Email message from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.
A brush fire has shut down portions of Highway 190 and is now approaching Waikoloa Village. Here’s the update from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency:
This is a Civil Defense message for Thursday, August 2 at 5:30 in the morning.
The Hawaii Fire Department reports the brush fire near Waikoloa continues to burn and has been kept behind the fire break away from Waikoloa Village.
- Waikoloa Road is closed from Highway 190 to Paniolo Drive.
- Highway 190 is open, drivers must use caution and reduce speed between Daniel K Inouye Highway and Old Saddle Road.
- Road status and conditions are subject to changes without notice.
- Avoid the area if possible.
This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.”
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