- Nov 21, 2008
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Yeah unfortunately there wasn’t much they could do with those windsDeath toll is at 96, but now that search parties can go out in force that number is gonna climb.
"Despite the failure of alarms, Green said that given the fire's intensity and the weather conditions on Maui when the wildfires ignited, crews had limited options to slow the blaze.
"if you put a fire truck in the way of the flames that were coming through at 1,000 miles an hour, the fire truck would have been incinerated, in addition to the people," he said. "So it's unlikely that much could have been done except of course moving people out before, and that's what we'll talk about."