How did the Maui fire spread so quickly? Investigators zoom in on clues

This photo provided by the Morgan & Morgan law firm shows a Hawaiian Electric pole on Lahainialuna Road where downed power lines sparked an initial fire shortly after dawn on Aug. 8., 2023, in Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii, seen on Aug. 29, 2023. Investigators are examining pieces of evidence as they seek to solve the mystery of how a small, wind-whipped fire sparked by downed power lines and declared extinguished flare up again hours later into a devastating inferno. (Morgan & Morgan via AP) NY726 NY726

As investigators seek to explain the deadliest U.S. wildfire in more than a century, an overgrown gully under power lines is getting lots of attention. VIEW

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