Maui fire death toll rises to 93, governor warns of more fatalities.

The deadliest US wildfire in a century has claimed the lives of 93 people in the historic town of Lahaina, Hawaii.

The fire, which started on Monday, has destroyed more than 2,000 homes and businesses, and left hundreds of people unaccounted for.

Hawaii Governor Josh Green warned on Saturday that the death toll could rise further, as forensic work continues to identify the victims.

“It’s an impossible day,” Mr Green said. “This is the worst natural disaster that Hawaii has ever faced.”

The fire has displaced thousands of people, who have been forced to flee their homes and seek shelter in schools, churches, and other public buildings.

“Our focus now is to reunite people when we can and get them housing and get them health care, and then turn to rebuilding,” Mr Green said.

While the wildfires are now largely under control, efforts to fully extinguish them are continuing in parts of the island, including around Lahaina, which has been devastated.

The fire is believed to have been caused by a lightning strike. It is the deadliest wildfire in the United States since the Cloquet fire in Minnesota and Wisconsin in 1918, which killed 453 people.

The Maui fire is a reminder of the growing threat of wildfires in the United States. Climate change is making wildfires more frequent and intense, and they are now a major threat to communities across the country.

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