Puako brush fire scorches 3 acres

  • Firefighters hose down hot spots near the Mauna Lani Resort on Thursday. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Firefighters work to douse a brush fire in Puako Thursday morning. (Laura Ruminski/Special to West Hawaii Today)
  • A firefighter hoses down hot spots near the Mauna Lani Resort on Thursday. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Firefighters work to douse a brush fire in Puako Thursday morning. (Laura Ruminski/Special to West Hawaii Today)
  • Firefighters work to douse a brush fire in Puako Thursday morning. (Laura Ruminski/Special to West Hawaii Today)

KAILUA-KONA — Firefighters quickly doused a small brush fire that broke out Thursday morning in South Kohala.