Maui wildfires now deadliest in modern U.S. history

Maui wildfires now deadliest in modern U.S. history

The wildfires that broke out on the island of Maui are confirmed to be the deadliest in the United States in more than 100 years. As FEMA and the governor surveyed the damage, search teams continued to scour the ruins of historic Lahaina on Sunday. NBC News’ Tom Llamas has the latest.

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40 Responses

  1. RÆnbօwBligђt says:

    I can’t imagine being those parents who were at work. How terrified and helpless they must have felt knowing their kids were in a horrific situation but they couldn’t help them…they just had to pray and wait…
    The relief when they finally found out that their best friends not only made it out, they also got all their kids out alive and physically unharmed..
    That the two of them managed it with so many small children is nothing short of a miracle..
    Those parents are literally heroes.. ❤

  2. Sharon GARDNER says:

    I am heartbroken for the people of Maui. Maui is not only a beautiful vacation spot but is home to many. To the residents of Maui, I offer my condolences and sympathy. I am saying prayers for all of you. I lived in Hawaii for 6 years when I was younger and the love and kindness of everyone I knew there was a beautiful thing.

  3. Jessica says:

    I give my most heartfelt condolences to the people of Hawaii. May those who lost their lives rest in peace.

  4. I Am Music Ent. says:

    My heart goes out to the Peoples of Hawaii, and all those that have lost family there. Prayers.🙏

  5. Joel Vanwinkle says:

    My condolences to the people of Maui and to their lost friends and family. It’s not only sad but horrifying.

  6. Inhalehexhale says:

    This is absolutely horrible. This is exactly what we went through here in NorCal when the Tubbs fire ripped through our city. I also had to run from the fires while my house burned down and we had no warning either. We barely escaped with our lives. I really feel for the people of Maui 😢

  7. Kim Navy says:

    My condolences to people in Hawaii. May their souls rest in peace 😢.

  8. Jenni Jenni says:

    This is so terrifying, all those people looking for friends and family, lost everything. My love and prayers are going out to all those Maui residents suffering.

    • Smitty S says:

      Sending curses to the people of Maui

    • phoenix henson says:

      @Adept They might try to move in now and steal more of those peoples land since rebuilding would cost millions that the people dont have

    • Adept says:


      1. What are the rules and responsibilities of an occupier during an occupation?

      2. See the NEA (National Education Association) report on the U.S. illegal occupation of the Hawaiian Kingdom.

      3. See the ICC (International Criminal Court) report on the 130 year U.S. illegal occupation of the Hawaiian Kingdom.

      4. Exposing the 130 year U.S. illegal occupation (not colonization) of the Hawaiian Kingdom (since 1893).

  9. Luke Silverstar says:

    Condolences and Best wishes to the people of Hawai’i at this horrific time.

    I’m a flag collector and I had the Hawaiian flag flying at half-staff yesterday in honor of the victims. Aloha. 🌺

    • Reviewithme 99 says:

      God bless you

    • Phillip Banes says:

      Since you’re not American you should be flying the American flag. Saying aloha is also inappropriate.

    • Jon Stark says:

      @Phillip Banes*They’re literally trying to pay tribute to people who have lost their lives…and not every single person who has passed away was full blooded Hawaiian. Save your ignorant superiority for something more constructive then trying to “politically correct” someone who’s trying to make a kind/memorial gesture to people who have lost their lives.🤦🏽‍♂️*

  10. Randy R says:

    This is absolutely insane. I am so thankful we got to visit Maui last year, my first visit to Hawaii ever. We planned to go two years ago for our 35th anniversary but had to postpone because of the pandemic. We finally got to go last year and I described it as “God’s backyard”. That’s how beautiful it was to me. I am from the California desert, so Maui was unlike anything I have ever experienced. I can’t even imagine how a wildfire can spread that quickly. That’s something I would expect here on the desert.

    I am beyond shocked at this. Words can’t express how sad this makes us.

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