Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano claims first house

Slow creeping hot molten lava from the volcano reached the closest dwelling and within seconds it was engulfed it in flames.  

From BBC:
Lava flow from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has destroyed its first house in the eastern village of Pahoa.
It took about 45 minutes for the 1,100-square-foot home to burn down.
A lava stream has been slowly creeping towards the village for months, giving residents plenty of time to evacuate......

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