La Palma Lava Consumes Businesses and Homes as It Advances Into Village

The remorseless advance of lava from La Palma’s Cumbre Vieja volcano was clear to see in video from October 20 showing the flow advancing down a street in the village of La Laguna, where it consumed a gas station, a supermarket and several homes.

Firefighters at the scene said “nothing could prepare you” to face the effects of the eruption. Credit: IGME via Storyful

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