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Maui Wildfires Death Toll Likely to Grow in the Next 10 Days

Residents are criticizing the evacuation plan

The death toll from Maui’s wildfires, now at 96, is expected to rise as specialist search teams comb through the scorched ruins for human remains, Hawaii Gov. Josh Green (D) said in a video update.

"They will find 10 to 20 people per day probably, until they finish," Green told CBS News. "And it’s probably going to take 10 days." He added it’s impossible to guess the final death count.

While Green said the fires were a natural disaster and "it's unlikely that much could’ve been done except moving people out before," locals are expressing outrage over authorities’ failure to provide advance warning, a clear evacuation plan and timely first-responder assistance.

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