River of lava crackles, creeps toward Hawaii town

October 29, 2014 8:35 AM

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River of lava crackles, creeps toward Hawaii town

PAHOA, Hawaii — After weeks of slow, stop-and-go movement, a river of asphalt-black lava destroyed a wooden shed Tuesday as it crept closer to homes in a Big Island community.

The lava flow easily burned down the empty shed at about 7:30 a.m., several hours after entering a residential property in Pahoa Village, said Hawaii County Civil Defense Director Darryl Oliveira.

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