July 1986: Kilauea lava flow ignites brush fire

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Mm' Star-Bulletin Advertiser n lJ B o Ao?a ,ava tlow -- 7bctey s Sunday, n July 20, 1986 Hawaii Mayor Frank Fasi and former Mayor Eileen Anderson disagree on who should take credit for housing projects now being completed Page A-3 The Nation Under threat of mass firings and fines, Philadelphia's garbage is at last being cleaned up but trash is starting to pile up in Detroit Page A-19 Washington President Reagan promises families of the 2,434 service men missing in action In Southeast Asia to "apply every resource" to account for their loved ones Page A-21 The World Moscow will bring criminal charges against those responsible for the Chernobyl nuclear 4 . -. : n i 1 spancs oiaze on Big Isle By Hugh Clark ,Jirrtirr Bit Itland Bureau VOLCANO Firefighters, park rangers and military volunteers last night battled a brush fire in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park that was ignited by Friday's Kilauea Volcano eruption. They struggled to keep the fire from reaching important stands of native trees. The blaze, burning out of control, had spread to 800 acres of sparse, dry vegetation by late yesterday afternoon. While most of the area burned thus far is- not considered particularly valuable beyond on the inside: Two fires on Oahu burn 50 acres of brush in Waipahu and in Kailua. See on Page A-11. lava flow from Kilauea Volcano's eruption, whose 22-hour phase ended at 10 a.m. yesterday. "It really died a slow death," , said Reggie Okamura, assistant scientist in charge of the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. In its 48th phase, the erup-. tion didn't produce the flashy fountaining of the eight previous outbreaks this year, but more lava. It also

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  2. 20 Jul 1986, Sun,
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