According to comprehensive US media reports, as of the afternoon of August 14 local time, the fire in Maui, Hawaii, USA, the fire spread rapidly. The death toll has risen to 99.
Hawaii Governor Green said that the death toll will still increase significantly in the next few days.
Local time August 13, Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii, USA was almost razed to the ground, and the former resort town “no longer exists”.
According to reports, Green said: “This is the worst natural disaster we have ever experienced, and it will take a lot of time to recover.” According to his estimates, the fire will cause close to $6 billion in damage.
According to reports, the Maui fire in Hawaii has become the deadliest fire in the United States in more than a century. As the death toll rose, local people began to blame the government for its ineffective response to the massive fire.
According to the US media, the wildfire is the deadliest natural disaster since Hawaii became a state in 1959, and it is also the deadliest wildfire disaster in the United States in recent years.
Green also introduced that with the search and rescue work carried out and the mobile phone signal service restored, the number of missing people has dropped from more than 2,000 to about 1,300.
Search and rescue work is still ongoing. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Survivor: The sky went from blue to gray to black, and all we could see was fire, but we didn’t know what was going on, there was no alarm, there was nothing.
Some meteorological experts pointed out that the United States is currently facing an “extremely dangerous” autumn. The fire in Maui, Hawaii has proved that due to extreme weather, fires may appear in unexpected places at any time.