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Fuego

(fwē`gō) or

Volcán de Fuego

(bōlcän` thē fwē`gō) [Span.,=volcano of fire], active volcano, 12,346 ft (3,763 m) high, S central Guatemala, near the colonial city of Antigua Guatemala. One of Central America's most active volcanoes and a popular tourist attraction, the stratovolcano forms a volcanic complex with the nearby stratovolcano Acatenango. Fuego's frequent, vigorous, and sometimes destructive and deadly eruptions have been recorded since the early 1500s, and are marked by significant ashfalls and occasional pyroclastic flows and lava flows.

Fuego

 

an active volcano in Central America, in southern Guatemala, near Guatemala’s old capital, Antigua. Fuego, which is 3,763 m high, last erupted in 1973–75.

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The Guatemalan geologist and volcanologist, Rudiger Escobar Wolf, wrote on Twitter that since 1999, the Volcan de Fuego has had 76 eruptions, with the most catastrophic one being in June.
Two and a half decades later, in 2014, Fuego was authentically revived by the Antonio Gades Foundation with some of the central figures from the original production, including lead dancer, Stella Arauzo as artistic director and the legendary Goyo Montero as ballet master.
Fuego volcano exploded around noon on Sunday, affecting more than 1.7 million people.
Aptly known as the Volcano of Fire (VolcA!n de Fuego), it has erupted several times in the last forty years.
Mexico Fuego President Jimmy Morales has declared three days of national mourning.
Based on initial reports reaching the Department of Foreign Affairs, it said that no Filipino has so far been reported to have been among the casualties in the eruption of Volcan de Fuego, an active volcano located just outside Guatemala City.
Guatemala City [Guatemala], Jun 4 ( ANI ): At least six people were killed and 20 others were injured after the Fuego volcano erupted near Guatemala City on Sunday, leaving the residents in panic, according to officials.
The New York Times called Foureira's entry, Fuego, "a fiery song, and this year's favourite".