Lava and Ash Block Road After Volcanic Eruption in La Palma

At least 200 homes were destroyed in La Palma, Spain, as of September 21, after a volcano erupted the weekend prior, Telecinco reported.

This footage, posted by the firefighters Bomberos Gran Canaria on Twitter, shows lava blocking a road. The firefighters said the footage was taken in Todoque.

The Cumbre Vieja volcano’s eruption was reported around 3:30 pm local time on Sunday. Multiple government agencies responded, including the Canary Islands Volcanology Institute (Involcan), the local council, civil protection units, firefighters, and police.

At least 6,000 people had been evacuated, according to reports. Credit: Bomberos Gran Canaria via Storyful

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