Brush fire at Schofield Barracks consumes 300+ acres

Published On: Oct 24 2013 11:37:42 AM HST   Updated On: Oct 24 2013 12:10:10 PM HST

The brush fire at Schofield Barracks has now consumed more than 300 acres, according to U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii officials.

The Army resumed fire suppression efforts with water bucket drops at 6:30 a.m. Thursday.  Officials say there was minimal fire activity overnight.

There are five helicopters battling the brush fire -- two UH-60 Blackhawks, one CH-47 Chinook, and two contract helicopters.

The Marines are also set to assist with firefighting.

PHOTOS: Schofield Barracks brush fire

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