A volcano in Italy erupted on Sunday evening in an explosion that sent streams of fiery lava fountaining down the mountain slope.

Iran PressEurope: Mount Etna, an active volcano on the east coast of Sicily, sent plumes of ash and columns of lava into the air for a brief moment that was caught on video.

In the video, fiery chunks of incandescent, red-hot lava can be seen spewing out in short and mild bursts.

Mount Etna is one of the world’s most active volcanoes, according to the National Museum of Natural History.


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