Transcript for Molten Hot Flow of Lava Approaches Pahoa's Major Road
noble sanctuary is among the holiest in Islam. And deploying to the big island of Hawaii as the lava threatens dozens of homes. Rob Marciano is there, and tells us about a new threat in the air. Reporter: This morning, the molten lava even closer to dividing pahoa in half as that approaches the road. The National Guard deploying 83 troops to ensure security. It's a symbol of the crisis residents are describing as a slow torture. The lava completely altering the landscape inch by inch. Watch this time lapse video of this 2,000 degree lava engulfing a utility pole. We hiked back, looking at the devastation. Trees being burned, touched by the lava. And beyond that, looks like a nuclear wasteland. And amid the destruction -- a new threat. Officials worried about that smoke and those fumes becoming toxic. Gases like sulfer dioxide and carbon dioxide, potentially fatal, leading to more anxiety as they prepare and wait. Our thanks to rob. A spectacular explosion lit up a huge stockpile of fireworks.
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