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DataDigest: Tallying the damage of Hawaii’s Lahaina wildfire

Two weeks since the first report of a wildfire in Lahaina, Hawaii, the scope of the tragedy is coming into focus.

Search teams looked through every single-story residence in the disaster area and found the remains of 115 people. The death toll is likely to grow as teams now look through multi-story residences and commercial properties.

As of Aug. 21, the fire, which began on Aug. 8, was considered 90% contained and has burned through more than 2,100 acres, according to Maui County.

More than 2,000 buildings in Lahaina were destroyed details ⇒

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