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‘We leave now’: California man recounts harrowing escape from Maui wildfire

Posted on AllSides August 12th, 2023
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Adam Probolsky and his wife and kids jumped into a rental car packed with luggage cinched by bungee cords as towering flames grew closer to their picturesque Maui resort. It was Wednesday morning, Aug. 9. They had one goal — to get off the island. The day before, high winds knocked out power at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa. Then, as night fell, the massive wildfire spread. “We could hear explosions in the distance, and every single one was a really sad case,” said Probolsky, 49, a public...

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