Philippine volcano spews lava fountains, 40,000 people flee

Bullit Marquez / Associated Press

Mayon volcano spews ash as it erupts anew Tuesday, as seen from Legazpi city, Albay province, around 200 miles southeast of Manila, Philippines.

LEGAZPI, Philippines — The Philippines’ most active volcano continued to spew fountains of red-hot lava and massive ash plumes Tuesday in a dazzling but increasingly dangerous eruption that has sent 40,000 villagers to shelter in evacuation centers.