Firefighters douse another brush fire off Highway 190 in North Kona


A brush fire reported early Sunday morning burned approximately 4 acres in North Kona.

The fire was reported at 2:15 a.m. near mile marker 17 on the highway, also known as Mamalahoa Highway, according to the Hawaii County Fire Department. State and county firefighters extinguished the balze, which did not threaten any structures, around 1 p.m. Monday.