In pictures: Guatemala volcano erupts

Updated 1:14 PM ET, Thu June 7, 2018

Days after the Fuego volcano erupted, rescue workers remove layers of ash in El Rodeo, Guatemala, on Wednesday, June 6.
Rodrigo Abd/AP

Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupted Sunday, June 3, killing dozens of people and covering nearby villages in ash.

Authorities urged residents living near the volcano to evacuate their homes immediately.

Guatemala's National Institute of Seismology, Vulcanology, Meteorology and Hydrology warned there could be new eruptions, and residents in the surrounding areas should be on alert for mudslides containing volcanic material.

Fuego ("Fire") is one of Central America's most active volcanoes.

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