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Biden mobilizes federal assets in Hawaii to fight fires

Hazardous debris from Lahaina fire to be shipped to US mainland
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US President Joe Biden on Wednesday ordered all federal assets in Hawaii to be mobilized to fight wind-whipped wildfires that have killed at least six people.

“I have ordered all available Federal assets on the Islands to help with response,” Biden said in a statement, as rescuers continued to battle fast-moving flames on Maui and the Big Island.


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