Shocking before and after pictures have laid bare the devastation inflicted by raging wildfires on the Hawaiian island of Maui, where at least 36 people have died.
All of the victims were in Lahaina, the ‘decimated’ town where some 271 buildings have been destroyed by the blaze which has ravaged 800 hectares of land, fanned by powerful winds.
Street after street has been reduced to ashes and rubble in the seaside town – a once bustling hub home to 12,000 people which attracted tourists from all over the world.
Aerial shots show the extent of the scorched earth on Maui, while pictures and videos from the ground demonstrate the human tragedy of lost homes, businesses and lives.
Horrific scenes of burnt out buildings and charred trees have been described as ‘like a warzone’ by one local resident, while distressing pictures showing gnarled abandoned cars reveal how people desperately tried to flee the flames…Source – Read More!