Maui death toll at 115; search moves to multi-story structures

Posted on AllSides August 22nd, 2023
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General News, Maui, Hawaii, Hawaii Wildfires

Maui County officials said that 100% of burned single-story residences have been searched for Lahaina wildfire victims, and now search crews and their cadaver-detecting dogs will concentrate on multi-story properties.

The official confirmed death toll, which was raised by one earlier this evening, stands at 115, while the latest unofficial estimate of the missing is over 700.

“At the time of this announcement, there are 115 confirmed fatalities with 100% of the single-story, residential properties searched in the disaster area. Search teams will now transition to searching multi-story residential and...

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