The article describes the aftermath of the deadliest wildfire in a century on Maui, where 911 calls continued to pour in, reporting missing people and stranded individuals without food or water. The recordings show the challenges faced by emergency responders, including limited staffing and communication failures. Callers sought wellness checks and assistance in finding missing loved ones, but responders were focused on ensuring everyone’s safety and extinguishing fires. Thousands of survivors remain displaced, and misinformation and scarce information led to confusion among callers. Dispatchers did their best to reassure callers while acknowledging resource shortages.