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Guatemalan eruption sparks massive evacuation order

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Volcano Fuego erupts, Sept. 13, 2012.

Associated Press reports — Villagers and farmers living at the foot of a Guatemalan volcano say they were awoken by a massive roar when the long-simmering Volcan del Fuego exploded with a series of eruptions that darkened the skies and covered the surrounding sugar cane fields with ash. Full story…

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A car sits covered with volcanic ash in Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa, south of Guatemala City, Sept. 14.

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A woman cleans a sidewalk covered with volcanic ash in Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa, south of Guatemala City, Sept. 14.

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Residents from San Pedro Yepocapa, Guatemala, are evacuated on Sept. 13 due to the eruptive activity of the Volcano Fuego.

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