Maui wildfires possible cause revealed in video, data

Posted on AllSides August 16th, 2023
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The brutal wildfires that decimated large areas of the Hawaiian island of Maui, including the historic town of Lahaina, may have been caused by damage to power lines. Video footage and electricity grid data coincide to indicate that the first fire on the island may have begun due to a tree falling onto power lines. A security camera at the Maui Bird Conservation Center in the East Maui region of Upcountry, captured a flash in the woods near the center at around 11 p.m. local time. "I think that is...

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