At Least 36 People Dead in Hawaii Wildfire
At least 36 people have died in the devastating wildfires in Hawaii. Historic Lahaina, an area popular with tourists that was once the capital of Hawaii, has had much of it destroyed. Maui County officials said in a press release “more than 271 structures have been impacted.” Authorities say helicopters from the U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy are conducting search and rescue missions, while the U.S. Army is on the ground. As the three fires are still burning, Officials warn the death toll could rise.