Drone Footage Captures Scale of Destruction in Lahaina

Drone footage captured on August 11 demonstrates the vast amount of destruction in the town of Lahaina after deadly wildfires devastated parts of the Hawaiian island of Maui.

Hawaii Governor Josh Green confirmed that the death toll from the fires has risen to at least 99 people, as of August 14.

This footage, captured by Christian Crook, shows a number of neighborhoods destroyed by the fires.

The Lahaina fire was 85 per cent contained, after burning an estimated 2,170 acres, as of August 14, according to the County of Maui. Credit: Christian Crook via Storyful

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