13 Aug 2023

Hawaii wildfires deadliest in the US in over 100 years

Washington Correspondent

The Governor of Hawaii has warned the number of people who have died in the wildfires will rise, making this the deadliest fire in the US for more than a hundred years.

Sniffer dogs are deployed to locate bodies in the wreckage but so far have only covered three percent of the search area – and tension is mounting among local residents who are demanding to know why enough wasn’t done to sound the alarm so more people could get out in time.