Victims, including children, in Guatemala struggle with aftermath of volcano eruption

The Volcan de Fuego, or Volcano of Fire, in Guatemala, on Sunday, spewed a fountain of scorching-hot lava and thick clouds of black smoke and ash over several regions of the country.
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Reporter: A brilliant flash of fire a plume of smoke blocking the N. Of lava barreling down the mountains as fast 100 miles per hour. Peratures of up to 1,300 degreefahrenheit in an instant, towns, road and trees complet engulfed by a searing-hot letl cloud. Images from the eruption of Guatemala's fuego O Sunday seem apocalypc. Kaitlin and Aidan were camping near volcano when it erupted, capturing this video as they fled. Do you feel lucky right now? Yes. Definitely. It's aot to describe for sure. Now frozeny the ash. Entire towns tpped I that moment of or, drawn comparisons to pompeii. She just wanp finding her mily. For many, T wave of destruction hit S sudden they had just seconds to flee. They thought it was just regul smoke at first, then it just turned into mething that they'd never seen before. You started screami once you saw that was ? Uh-huh. Reporter: Once the initial uption subsided, rescue workers racing against time, suited up in anticearch for the almost 200ll missing in the destruction. We werehere with a rescue team at O of the hardest-hit villages the volcano suddenly erupted again without wa th volcano's wrath force us and the team to flee, the ground too hot to mar locals tell me they never cted the flow from the Ano to come down this way, but THA exactly what happened. It des everything in its path. S, cars, buildings. T arefireters, volunteers, carryingutn active search and rescue mission.today experts don't believe any other volcanic activity is imminent, but they are also doul any more O missing will be found Al the death toll nowt 99 and expected to climb higher. Against the odds, they search, including these firefighter looking F two of their own whoey haven't seen since the disaster. Glendi lopezays sheost most of her Faly, 13, among them her two children. Where were they? Ey lived there? Yet there he been miraculous escapes and recoes. These police officers nearly ercome by smoke. Ash covering their ca but the men escaping with their lives. And small miracles. This baby pulled from thle anlifted to safety. D Tuesday, a dog recovered in the rubble.'s saying the dog wasehind sel cables when he found it in an apartmeuilding and it was very nervous when he found it. You're a lucog also in the termath, acts of internet kindness. Shrine hospital I galveston, Texas, receiving sixhildren badly burned in the erupti Mississippi air National Guard c-17 providing transport. The ash fromruption spewed to heights of near 3000 feet above sea level and spread far as Guatemala City, 40 M away, affecting 1.7 million pe. Ese latest images of fiery dection recent of the eruptions th incinerated parts of Hawaii big island last Mo mt. Kilauea L lav bombs in the air, shog methane through cracks in the Earth. THA the fissure that we'vebe looking a for a couple of days Repor my colleague Matt Gutman was O scene. Hat lav being geysered up in the air probably 100, 15 feet up. Reporter: That eruption displaced hundreds,oying at least 117 homes and build and incinerated miles ofhe state's pictperfect landscape. I'venaii pretty much my who life,orn and raised, and I've neen anything this big. That volcano still smoking today, but deaths or serious injuries have been reported. A far cryrom the lo in ntral America. A key difference, volcan fuego located on thegf fire, a belt character by extreme earthquakes anderful volcanos. Many of thesept the ring of fire are pyroclastic, meaning T hot G and volcanic matter move not slowly and plodding like weee in Hawaii, but a a rapid pace. This coupled with T L of advance warninon to the very different fallouts. In Guatemala, they plan funerals and temporary shelters, thousands force trd their homes sleeping one floor, many places like efto wonder how they can possibly rebuild. Ey sure when he's G to Bable to return home, he's Ying it's stiloo dangerous for him right now. Forglendi, the ones she oe loved most ins wor now being pulled from underneath thevast expanse will never be home again. Fore," I'm Victor uendo in Guatemala. Next here, we switch gears

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