Mexican authorities evacuated 19 people from a nearby village on Saturday as ash and cinders spew from the Colima Volcano in west of the country.
Colima state’s Civil Protection agency reported that 2 inches (5 centimeters) of ash had fallen on Yerbabuena.
The Colima volcano, also known as the Volcano of Fire, began erupting on Thursday and continued Friday morning.
A the volcano has become increasingly active, the authorities relocated people from the community of Yerbabuena in the municipality of Comala taking them to a temporary shelter, said Civil Protection officials on Saturday.
People from other communities were evacuating voluntarily.
The Colima volcano sits near the border of the western states of Colima and Jalisco.