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Louisiana Wildfires Kill 2; Maui Search for Wildfire Victims Moves from Land to Water

HeadlineAug 30, 2023

Here in the U.S., wildfires in southwestern Louisiana killed two people and scorched roughly 60,000 acres as of Tuesday. Governor John Bel Edwards said the fires are the worst Louisiana has experienced “since at least the Second World War,” amid a record-breaking drought.

Meanwhile, in Maui, the search for wildfire victims on land has ended, with search efforts now moving to the ocean. The official death toll has reached 115 people.

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