The US Geological Survey has responded to a social media query on whether it is safe to roast marshmallows over a volcanic vent.
The answer is no.
Kilauea in the US state of Hawaii is one of the world’s most active volcanoes and it has been very active in recent weeks.
With its red-hot rivers of lava have destroyed dozens of homes on Hawaii’s Big Island, with 2,000 people being told to leave their properties.
Jay Furr from Richmond, Vermont asked the US government department whether it would be safe to roast marshmallows over volcanic vents using a long stick.