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Residential Fire in Wailuku; Red Cross Responds To Help Eight People Impacted

Maui Now

American Red Cross volunteers from the Maui County Chapter responded to an early morning residential fire on Liholiho Steet in Wailuku.

The Red Cross Disaster Action Team helped to coordinate emergency aid for the four adults and four children impacted by the fire. No injuries were reported.

The fire occurred at about 1 am, destroying a two-story, 2,400-square-foot home and three vehicles. The loss was valued at $225,000 for the house, $200,000 for its contents and $70,000 for the vehicles, according to the Maui Fire Department incident report.

The fire was extinguished about 4 am, with the cause undetermined.

Red Cross Disaster caseworkers will continue to follow up with those affected in the coming weeks to provide referrals, guidance or additional assistance as needed to help with the recovery process.  

Red Cross volunteers have been training to maintain social distancing and follow proper safety procedures allowing them to continue to serve our community when it is impacted by local disasters, during the coronavirus outbreak. 

To make a secure online donation, go to redcross.org/hawaii or call 808-739-8109

Original source: https://mauinow.com/2021/01/01/red-cross-responds-to-residential-fire-in-wailuku/

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