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Hawaii Volcano Incinerates First House

A stream of lava set a home on fire in a rural Hawaiian town that has been watching a slow-moving flow for months.   The molten rock hit the house Monday in Pahoa, the largest town in the Big Island's mostly agricultural Puna district. The home's residents already had left the house, the first destroyed by the lava stream. The lava from Kilauea volcano entered the town October 26. Its leading edge remains about 180 meters from central Pahoa. Pahoa firefighters will let a...

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