Hawaii wildfires death toll expected to rise, governor says

The death toll from a wildfire that has turned the resort town of Lahaina on Hawaii's Maui island into smoldering ruins was expected to rise "very significantly" on Thursday, according to Hawaii Governor Josh Green. Officials have said at least 36 people have died after the fires broke out late on Tuesday, and scores more have suffered burns, smoke inhalation and other injuries. Search and rescue efforts continue, and thousands of people have fled the area, into emergency shelters and off the island.

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