Spanish Firefighters Sweep Ash Off Roof as La Palma Eruption Continues

Firefighters on the Spanish island of La Palma swept ash off the roof of a building in footage posted to social media on September 23, as the eruption at the Cumbre Vieja volcano continued.

The firefighters were sweeping ash “from the roofs of houses that are in danger of collapsing”, according to Bomberos de Tenerife, the fire authority in Tenerife, who were assisting in La Palma.

“Powerful explosions” continued to be registered at the volcano on September 23 following its initial eruption on September 19, according to official reports. Credit: Bomberos de Tenerife via Storyful

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