SEE IT: Webcam captures spectacular eruption of Mexico’s ‘Fire Volcano’
COLIMA, Mexico — Dramatic time-lapse video captured by a webcam showed the moment when Mexico’s Colima volcano, known locally as the ‘Fire Volcano’ erupted, sending a large plume of ash and gases into the air.
Local authorities said the ash plume reached at least 13,000 feet Wednesday.
According to Global News, authorities reported that some residue has reached four nearby communities. No evacuations were reported.
The volcano is located about 300 miles west of Mexico city. Colima is considered one of the most active and dangerous volcanoes in Mexico.