>> A growing river of lava bubbling from a fissure at the foot of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano.>> This is Bill's house.>> Is believed to have swallowed more homes, like this one which caught fire.>> I went around the side, bang on the door a couple of times, announced, sheriff's department, then I breached the door.
No one was there, but the house was filled with smoke.>> It was bad knowing you can't do anything about it.>> The estimated 80 homes destroyed Tuesday could bring the total number of buildings demolished on Hawaii's Big Island to nearly 200, since the Kilauea volcano first erupted nearly 5 weeks ago.
>> We know from the census counts in Kapoho and Vacationland that those numbers will go up.>> Video above Kapoho Bay, southeast of the Big Island, showed beach homes engulfed in flames, as clouds of white steam fumed from the water. Officials said the bay itself had been filled in with lava, extending almost a mile from what had been the shoreline.
As night set in Tuesday, footage showed bright, red lava near Kapoho Bay lighting up the sky.