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Toxic Gases Add to Hazards Near Hawaii's Erupting Kilauea Volcano

Toxic gas emanating from steaming gashes on the flank of Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano on Tuesday added to the danger facing residents, whose escape routes are threatened with closure because of lava flows, officials said. Dangerous levels of sulfur dioxide gas and other emissions prompted state health officials to urge residents to stay indoors or leave the eastern end of Hawaii's Big Island, which has been ravaged by volcanic activity since May 3. A 20th fissure releasing...

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