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Maui fires burned 25,000 acres in 2019

  • COURTESY JUSTIN PINCUS

    COURTESY JUSTIN PINCUS

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                An out-of- control wildfire that began along a major Central Maui highway burned July 11. Emergency officials ordered an evacuation due to the runaway brush fire.

    ASSOCIATED PRESS

    An out-of- control wildfire that began along a major Central Maui highway burned July 11. Emergency officials ordered an evacuation due to the runaway brush fire.

Brush fires took their toll on Maui in 2019, setting ablaze more acres of land last year than in recent years, and in the process destroyed utility poles, amassed hundreds of thousands of dollars in costs by the county and displaced hundreds of people. Read more

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