Other victims of the Lahaina fire were also confirmed Wednesday.

The Environmental Protection Agency has begun to remove hazardous waste from households affected by the wildfire in Kula.

These include pollutants such batteries, paint, solvents, cleaners, oils and pressurized fuel, Maui County said Wednesday.

Once these items are cleared, crews will be better able to remove solid waste, ash and debris on a larger scale.

Any functional firearms or suspected human remains found will be removed by the Maui County Police Department after an immediate work stoppage by EPA crews.

Empty fuel canisters and asbestos will be fully removed during a second phase of hazardous waste removal.

To prevent dust from straying from the work site after this first phase of removal, crews will put a dyed-pink biodegradable, nontoxic adhesive called Soiltac onto ash and debris to stabilize it.

EPA crews will begin the same process in Lahaina, after recovery effort there is concluded.

Six more people killed in the Aug. 8 Lahaina fire were also identified by MPD Wednesday.

They are Tau Ponali, 66; Valerie Kauffman, 78; Salvador Coloma, 77; Carlo Tobias, 54; Albert Kitaguchi, 62 and Lynn Manibog, 74.

All were Lahaina residents.

In the same press release, MPD corrected the age of fire victim Freeman Tam Lung, 80, who was incorrectly identified yesterday as being aged 59.

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