HONOLULU (KHON2) — The EPA is applying a soil stabilizer on the ash and debris from burned buildings and vehicles in Lahaina.

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They started in zone 6-C and are now working in zones 9-H, 9-I, 9-J, and 9-M.

They said these areas were chosen to keep students safe when schools reopen on Monday.

They won’t use the stabilizer on cultural sites and are moving cat feeding stations.

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The EPA advises everyone to wait 24 hours before going back to their property.