Lava flow at Hawaii trash transfer station stops

Lava flow at Hawaii trash transfer station stops
In this Nov. 13, 2014 photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey, lava flow from the Kilauea Volcano that began on June 27 surrounds an outer fence to the Pahoa transfer station in Pahoa, Hawaii. The county says the breakouts don't pose an immediate threat to area residents. (AP Photo/U.S. Geological Survey)

Lava that was filling the driveway of a Hawaii trash transfer station has stopped.

Hawaii County Civil Defense officials say a breakout of the flow near the transfer station wasn't active Friday. It's no longer burning asphalt.

Officials continue to monitor that breakout, along with two others near the small town of Pahoa.

Civil Defense Director Darryl Oliveira says lava near a cemetery that burned down a house earlier this week hasn't advanced significantly. Lava is also oozing out at another spot about 300 yards upslope of a rural road.

The county says the breakouts don't pose an immediate threat to .

Kilauea volcano has been erupting continuously for more than 31 years.

  • Lava flow at Hawaii trash transfer station stops
    In this Nov. 13, 2014 photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey, lava flow from the Kilauea Volcano that began on June 27 approaches the Pahoa transfer station in Pahoa, Hawaii. The county says the breakouts don't pose an immediate threat to area residents. (AP Photo/U.S. Geological Survey)
  • Lava flow at Hawaii trash transfer station stops
    In this Nov. 13, 2014 photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey, lava from the Kilauea Volcano that began on June 27 is seen bursting from a tumulus, or domed hill, in Pahoa, Hawaii. (AP Photo/U.S. Geological Survey)
  • Lava flow at Hawaii trash transfer station stops
    In this Nov. 13, 2014 photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows a breakout of pahoehoe lava downslope of the house that burned on Monday, Nov. 10, from the lava flow from the Kilauea Volcano that began on June 27 in Pahoa, Hawaii. The county says the breakouts don't pose an immediate threat to area residents. (AP Photo/U.S. Geological Survey)
  • Lava flow at Hawaii trash transfer station stops
    In this Nov. 13, 2014 photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey, an HVO geologist encounters a small brush fire from lava flow from the Kilauea Volcano that began on June 27 along the margin of the lobe that was active a few hundred meters upslope of the Pahoa transfer station in Pahoa, Hawaii. (AP Photo/U.S. Geological Survey)

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