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Maui wildfire death toll hits 80 as questions raised over warnings

A view of damage cause by wildfires in Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii, US, in this undated picture posted on 11th August, 2023

Maalaea, Hawaii, USReuters The death toll from the Maui wildfires rose to 80 on Friday as search teams combed through the smoldering ruins of Lahaina, and Hawaiian officials sought to determine how the inferno spread so rapidly through the historic resort town with little warning. The fires became the deadliest natural disaster in the state’s […]

Maui wildfire death toll rises to 67, leaves painful questions in its wake

A view of burned debris after wildfires devastated the historic town of Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii, US, on 10th August, 2023.

Maalaea, Hawaii Reuters Hawaiian officials on Friday were still trying to determine what caused a deadly wildfire to sweep through Lahaina on Maui island with terrifying speed, killing at least 67 and decimating the historic resort town with little warning to residents. The death toll was expected to rise as search teams combed through the […]