HAWAI`I VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK, Hawaii - Four people were caught in a noxious steam cloud while on a guided tour of the Kalapana Lava Viewing Area on the Big Island Thursday and the tour guide is dead.

The other three people escaped with minor injuries.

Hawaii County Managing Director Will Okabe said rain added dangerous conditions in the remote area outside Volcanoes National Park.

Island News will bring you more information once released.