Fissure opens near Lanipuna Gardens, bringing total to 15

Aerial view from the Hawaii County Fire Department of fissure 15. The fissure cut across Pohoiki Road.
This map from Hawaii County Civil Defense shows the location of fissures (triangles) and roadblocks (squares) around Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens. A 15th fissure erupted Wednesday afternoon near Lanipuna.

A new volcanic fissure has erupted near the entrance to Lanipuna Gardens, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense.