Villarrica explosion footage: Lava fountain in Chile volcano eruption (VIDEO).

Incredible Footage of the “Lava Fountain” From Chile’s Villarrica Eruption (Video)

Incredible Footage of the “Lava Fountain” From Chile’s Villarrica Eruption (Video)

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March 3 2015 2:47 PM

Chile’s “Lava Fountain”

Incredible views from the Villarrica eruption.

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Villarrica, one of Chile’s most active volcanos, forced the evacuation of roughly 3,000 residents in surrounding towns overnight—and it produced some of the most stunning eruption footage in memory.

Jim Festante is an actor/writer in Los Angeles and regular video contributor to Slate. He is the author of the Image Comics miniseries The End Times of Bram and Ben.