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Glowing rock and ash spew from Ecuador volcano

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano spewed glowing ash and pyroclastic material into the air early Monday morning as it showed intensified activity. Tungurahua is a towering 5,023 meters (16,480 feet) high and lies some 135 kilometers (some 80 miles) south of the capital city of Quito. The town of Banos de Agua Santa was covered in a layer of volcanic ash and authorities continue to encourage residents living near the volcano to evacuate due to increased activity, according to local media. According to reports, the volcano has been spewing pyroclastic flows, burning rocks, gas and ash since Friday. Tungurahua, which means "Throat of Fire" in the local Quechua language, has been classified as active since 1999, and produced a strong eruption in 2008. It is one of Ecuador's eight active volcanoes.

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