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What One Hawaii 'Lava Chaser' Is Seeing Amid Ongoing Volcanic Eruption05:53
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A lava fissure erupts in the aftermath of eruptions from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island, on May 12, 2018 in Pahoa, Hawaii. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)
A lava fissure erupts in the aftermath of eruptions from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island, on May 12, 2018 in Pahoa, Hawaii. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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The ongoing eruption of the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii has now gotten more dangerous. One person who has gotten very close to the fissures is lava chaser and photographer Demian Barrios.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with Barrios about staying safe while trying to get close to an erupting volcano.

This segment aired on May 16, 2018.

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