Puna lava flow breakout spares barn for now, advances toward Pah

November 11, 2014 7:01 PM

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Puna lava flow breakout spares barn for now, advances toward Pah

PUNA, BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - On Monday evening, officials confirmed the Puna lava flow had stalled within 2 feet of a barn/garage on the property off Apaa Street where the first house was claimed. They hoped it would continue to cool and spare the detached carport. For now, that appears to be the case.

Sources on the scene said that the lava entered the property Monday night and was filling a gulch, estimated to be about 20 feet deep, just outside the fence line until about 7 a.m. when it reportedly started pushing against the fence.

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