Fire commission gets budget update

Chopper 2 makes a water drop on a brush fire between Kohala by the Sea and Hawaiian Homelands in April.

A firefighter extinguishes a brush fire. (Photos by Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today file)

Kailua Kona Fire Station Paramedic Kyle Teves responds to a call.

Firefighters work a brush fire blaze. (Photos by Laura Ruminski/ West Hawaii Today, file)

The Hawaii Fire Department is on track to meet its 2020-21 budget, Deputy and acting Fire Chief Robert Perreira said Wednesday.