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Lava browns pavement behind Pahoa Transfer Station – Honolulu Star


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Smoke rose from blazing pavement as lava stretched Wednesday over a back drive of Pahoa’s deserted $3.5 million rubbish and recycling center.

Lava flowed over a blockade along a southwest dilemma of a hire Tuesday, advancing about 220 yards over a 24-hour period.

A depth and catchment ponds distortion between a lava and a building, where Apaa Street becomes Cemetery Road.

The lava was stuffing a low area around a core of a send hire Wednesday, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists said.

A proxy send hire site is in operation on Kauhale Road, above a Pahoa Neighborhood Facility.

Active breakouts continue to allege behind a stalled upsurge front, though do not poise an evident hazard to area residents, Hawaii County Civil Defense said. The breakouts are in a area of a tomb next Apaa Street, above Apaa Street upslope of a send station, and 0.3 miles upslope of Apaa Street, officials said.

The heading corner of one dermatitis was several hundred yards above Apaa Street, southwest of a send station, volcano scientists said.

Smoke conditions Wednesday morning were assuage to heavy. Light trade winds are floating a fume in a south-southwest instruction towards Leilani Estates and Lower Puna areas.

Residents downwind of a lava upsurge with respiratory problems should take required precautions and sojourn indoors, Civil Defense officials said.

Pahoa Village Road between Apaa Street and a Post Office Road stays closed.

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