Lava Flows Into Hawaiian Town, Burning at Least 1 Building

ABC News’ Rob Marciano tracks the lasted from the front lines in Pahoa, Hawaii.
1:48 | 10/29/14

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Transcript for Lava Flows Into Hawaiian Town, Burning at Least 1 Building
No evidence of that. But a serious breach. Thank you. Now to Hawaii and the lava threatening a town. It's now on properties, burning at least one building. Rob Marciano is in pahoa, Hawaii. Reporter: I'm standing in the first established neighborhood truly feeling the heat from the lava flowing out of the kilauea volcano. You can see the glow, and the flames sparked by the intense heat. That lava is coming to these homes and it's likely coming today. Thick clouds of black smoke billow above the small town of pahoa as this river of molten lava seeps towards front doors. This woman's home just 300 yards away from the leading edge of the destructive flow. What went through your mind and they said this is coming quicker than we thought. We had a lot of work to do. Save everything that we could save. Reporter: The lava already leaving fiery destruction ins it wake. Watch as it swallow this is structure in a ball of flames. The first of many to come. 30 to 50 homes are at risk. We're getting closer, you can smell it. We hiked out to see the dangerous lava flow, and at 2,000 degrees, it's too hot to stand close for too long. Burning, and inching closer as residents wait to see if they'll be ins it unforgiving path. The weather has been pretty erratic, and the way it's been encroaching. 10 to 15 yards per hour. It's about 200 yards away. Barring a dramatic decrease in speed, this spot will be engulfed by lava by this

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