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Hawaii park rangers cite visitors to site of ongoing volcano eruption

Hawaii park rangers cite visitors to site of ongoing volcano eruption
The rangers said those cited had ventured into dangerous areas to take photos and videos of the volcano eruption that had created a lake of lava in its crater that was 554 feet deep on Thursday.

Park rangers have cited dozens of people who have gathered at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to witness an ongoing eruption of the Kilauea volcano.GEOLOGICAL SURVEY/AP HONOLULU — Park rangers have cited dozens of people who have gathered at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to witness an ongoing eruption of the Kilauea volcano.Fines for violating national park rules start at $150, said Jessica Ferracane, a spokeswoman for Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.Hawaii park rangers cite visitors to site of ongoing volcano eruption A plume rises near active fissures in the crater of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano on Monday, Dec.

The rangers said those cited had ventured into dangerous areas to take photos and videos of the volcano eruption that had created a lake of lava in its crater that was 554 feet deep on Thursday.One helicopter tour company, Paradise Helicopters, reported a substantial increase in bookings as a result of the eruption and following months of limited business due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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