A hearth remains to be burning within the Kihei area of Maui on Saturday, July 13, however the excellent news is that the hearth is coming underneath management, though different blazes grew to become a priority. Listed below are the most recent updates on the hearth’s location, together with maps, evacuations, and shelters within the area, together with particulars about different fires close by. Residents ought to keep tuned to their native information for evacuation updates and particulars, as fireplace data can all the time change quickly. A cellphone quantity that residents can name for the most recent evacuation updates is included on the finish of this story.
Maui Fires Map & Dimension for July 13
The comb fireplace that was 10,000 acres in measurement on Friday is now 70 p.c contained on Saturday, July 13, Maui Now reported.
Sadly, a second fireplace additionally flared up in Maui within the afternoon on Friday, forcing evacuations, Hawaii Information Now reported. The second fireplace began round 1:30 p.m. close to the brand new Safeway that’s opening this month. It was additionally close to the previous Sugar Cane mill and Sugar Cane Museum. Close by shops like Goal and Lowes needed to evacuate. This second fireplace is now 90 p.c contained and solely grew to 200 acres, based on Maui Now.
You may see an interactive map of Maui fires under. You might must reposition the map or zoom out to see the small print and the legend, relying in your browser, or you may simply go right here to see the complete map and all of the interactive options. If you happen to go to the complete map, it’s also possible to change the imagery to a navigation map view for those who desire.
Right here’s a map of the recent spots for fires in Maui right now. As you may see, it’s very completely different from Friday:
Mayor Michael Victorino has warned residents that circumstances can worsen for the fires at any time, so they should keep alert.
Evacuations, Shelters & Street Closures from the Fires
There aren’t any present evacuations or highway closures, the County of Maui reported on Saturday.
Evacuations have been ordered Thursday in elements of North Kihei, Maalaea, and different close by areas. The evacuations have been lifted earlier on Friday, based on the County of Maui’s official Fb web page. New evacuations for the primary blaze haven’t been put in place.
Evacuations have been additionally briefly put in place Friday afternoon for the second blaze close to the Safeway. Firefighters are nonetheless engaged on the sides, the County of Maui reported, however there aren’t any present evacuations in place.
For updates, 808-270-7285. If you happen to hear a recording, you may dial extension 7285 for the Emergency Operations Middle.
Warfare Memorial Health club and Kamalii Elementary Faculty might reopen as shelters if circumstances worsen once more.
Within the midst of the evacuations on Thursday, Oprah opened a personal highway on her property to county officers.
Governor David Ige tweeted his because of Oprah for her generosity in opening the highway. He wrote: “An enormous mahalo to @Oprah for giving @mauicounty entry to your personal highway to be used to help within the #Mauifire.”
State of Emergency
Governor Ige declared a state of emergency on Friday for the County of Maui, Maui Now reported. This was to permit fast reduction for damages and loss from the hearth, and to assist with issues of safety for folks within the area.
Extra Injury Updates
The Maui Race Park shared on July 12 that regardless of the hearth, their buildings escaped any main harm and the monitor is ok, however soiled. Some areas and timber close by are nonetheless smoldering, they stated on Fb. The July 20 occasion remains to be pending till they consider the power.
The hearth bought near an industrial space in Kihei.
A lot of the world burning in Kihei is unoccupied.
The Maui Humane Society evacuated on Thursday as a precautionary measure for the close by fireplace.
How To Get Emergency Updates
For updates for those who’re a neighborhood resident, name 270-7285 and ask to talk to an Emergency Operations Personnel. (Full quantity with space code is 808-270-7285.) If you happen to hear a recording, you may dial extension 7285 for the Emergency Operations Middle.
The County of Maui’s Fb web page is offering updates on highway closures and evacuations.
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