Damage grows as Canary Island lava flows, firefighters retreat

The flow of lava from a volcano on the Canary Islands has slowed but there is fear it could still cause more damage, prompting further evacuation orders for another three towns.
Even firefighters are now being told to retreat from certain areas due to worsening conditions.
The volcano on La Palma island erupted six days ago.
Hundreds of homes have since been destroyed.
Al Jazeera’s Nicolas Haque reports from the village of Tazacorte.

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