It was a scary night for people on the eastern ridge of Nanakuli Valley in Hawaii’s Oahu Island when a brush fire started around 6 p.m. Thursday, KHON 2 reports.
“Sustained northerly winds in Nanakuli were between 10 and 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph in the area,” said Weather.com meteorologist Linda Lam. “Conditions were dry with partly to mostly cloudy skies around 6 p.m., with temperatures in the mid ’60s.”
As the fire spread, multiple homes were evacuated.
According to Hawaii News Now, the fire spread 400 acres and took more than 80 firefighters to contain the fire around 12:15 a.m. Friday.
The evacuation was finally lifted in the area and residents were allowed to go home.
According to the Honolulu Fire Department, no injuries or damages were reported.