Timeline offers a window into terrifying events of Maui fire
By Star-Advertiser staff
Aug. 20, 2023
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Smoke and flames from raging wildfires filled the air Aug. 8 on Front Street in downtown Lahaina.
COURTESY BRANTIN STEVENS / ASSOCIATED PRESS
Wildfires consumed shops and restaurants that lined the harbor of historic Lahaina on Aug. 8. Fire was widespread in Lahaina, including on Front Street.
COURTESY BOSCO JR. BAE / ASSOCIATED PRESS
Strong winds, created by Hurricane Dora passing south of Maui, carried sparks through Front Street in Lahaina. The wildfires fueled by a dry summer and strong winds destroyed hundreds of homes and other buildings on Maui, in the deadliest blaze in the U.S.
COURTESY MAUI COUNTY / ASSOCIATED PRES
Trucks fled an area engulfed by flames at the intersection at Hokiokio Place and Lahaina Bypass.