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Hawaii wildfires: at least six people killed in Maui

Key Points
  • At least six people have died after wildfires fanned by winds caused extensive damage on Hawaii’s Maui island.
  • Multiple neighbourhoods were burnt to the ground, while roads and schools closed in parts of the island.
  • Some people jumped into the ocean to escape the smoke and fire, prompting the US Coast Guard to rescue them.
Wildfires fanned by the winds of a distant hurricane have killed at least six people and caused extensive damage on Hawaii’s Maui island, forcing some people to jump into the ocean to escape the smoke and flames.
Multiple neighbourhoods were burnt to the ground…

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About bourbiza

Bourbiza Mohamed is an award-winning travel journalist who has been writing about her adventures around the world for over a decade. With a passion for exploring new cultures and experiencing different ways of life, Bourbiza Mohamed has traveled to over 107 countries across six continents and has documented her journeys in numerous publications. Bourbiza Mohamed writing is known for its vivid descriptions and personal anecdotes, which transport readers to the destinations she writes about. Her articles cover a wide range of topics, from off-the-beaten-path adventures to luxury travel experiences, and she has a particular interest in sustainable tourism and responsible travel. In addition to her writing, Bourbiza Mohamed is also an accomplished photographer, capturing stunning images of the people, landscapes, and wildlife she encounters on her travels. Her photos have been featured in publications such as National Geographic, Lonely Planet, and Conde Nast Traveler.

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