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AG’s report shows lack of communication prevented help for people trapped in Lahaina fire

Posted on AllSides April 22nd, 2024
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The Attorney General's much-anticipated report provides new insight into the fire response but does not address the cause of the fire. As fires spread in Lahaina on Aug. 8, Maui firefighters reported troubling news to their commander. At 4:25 p.m., the advancing fire was engulfing homes and businesses near the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Ulupono Street and nearby Kahoma Stream was unlikely to stop the flames. “We might have to write this whole subdivision and industrial area off,” firefighters said. “I cannot see us stopping anything.”...

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