An ever-creeping wall of lava from Kilauea Volcano has engulfed two entire seaside housing tracts at the eastern tip of Hawaii's Big Island, government scientists reported on Wednesday, an area where civil defense officials said almost 280 homes once stood.
However, it was clear Monday that the vast majority of the approximately 500 homes in Kapoho Beach Lots and Vacationland are gone. These were vacation homes and rentals, as well as primary residences. The USGS reported that lava had inundated most of the nearby Kapoho Beach Lots and Vacationland subdivisions. To date, the coastline has been extended 0.7 miles, and lava continues to fountain from fissure 8, the source of the flow.
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Images captured from a helicopter show seaside homes engulfed in flames as clouds of white steam and hydrochloric acid fumes billow from the water, where red-hot lava was pouring into the ocean.
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Thousands of people have been displaced, and the slow-moving nature of the event has many living in a state of agonizing uncertainty. At the adjacent Kapoho Beach lots to the north, "just a few homes" are left standing, she added.
Some said they were staying because they had nowhere else to go, officials said. She said it would be some time before precise losses were confirmed.
Around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday, the volcano began spewing ash almost a mile into the air, sparking a 5.5 magnitude quake, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Kirk Rahmer became one of dozens of people who lost their homes over the weekend, when he saw that his home of 18 years had been claimed by lava.
Thousands have been evacuated from the area, but officials fear that up to a dozen residents who chose to stay could be dead.