At Guatemala volcano, time running out for rescue chances

A family waits to enter a shelter during evacuations after a new flow of searing hot volcanic material moved down the slopes of the Volcano of Fire, in Escuintla, Guatemala, Tuesday, June 5, 2018. The volcano exploded Sunday, sending down hot clouds of gas and ash that killed at least 70 people in communities on its flanks. Rescuers were also evacuated Tuesday. (AP Photo/Luis Soto)

A column of smoke and ash rises from the area where lava flowed down the Volcan de Fuego, or “Volcano of Fire,” in Escuintla, Guatemala, Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Guatemala’s disaster agency issued evacuation order for towns near Volcano of Fire after increased activity. The fiery volcanic eruption in south-central Guatemala killed scores as rescuers struggled to reach people where homes and roads were charred and blanketed with ash. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

SAN MIGUEL LOS LOTES, Guatemala — Emergency crews cautiously resumed search-and-rescue operations Wednesday in towns and villages devastated by the eruption of Guatemala’s Volcano of Fire, but time was quickly running out to find survivors of a disaster that killed more than 75 people with another nearly 200 still missing.

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