Nicaragua’s Telica volcano, the country’s most active, has spewed fiery rocks and gases, dusting nearby towns with ash. The volcano has registered 30 small eruptions since it rumbled to life on Thursday, the strongest yet occurring on Sunday night, according to the Nicaraguan Geological Institute. The volcano spat hot rocks, gas and ash, reaching a height of 400 meters,’ the agency said in a statement.

The flaming rocks caused vegetation on the volcano’s slopes to catch fire, and fiery balls of burning foliage created a spectacle for observers. The nearby towns of Posoltega and Guanacastal were dusted in ash following the eruptions, though no major damage or injuries were reported. Telica, which is 1,061 meters high, is located in the foothills of the Maribios, about 112km northwest of the Nicaraguan capital Managua. The volcano last erupted in 2007. Extinction Protocol