Volcano of Fire erupts

Associated Press
A boy peers from the window of a government provided bus during evacuations away from the Volcan del Fuego, or Volcano of Fire, to a shelter as they leave the village of Morelia, Guatemala, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012. The long-simmering volcano exploded with a series of powerful eruptions outside one of Guatemala's most famous tourist attractions on Thursday, hurling thick clouds of ash in the air and spewing rivers of lava down its flanks. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

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Villagers and farmers living at the foot of a Guatemalan volcano say they were awoken by a massive roar when the long-simmering Volcan del Fuego exploded with a series of eruptions that darkened the skies and covered the surrounding sugar cane fields with ash. (Sept. 14)

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