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HEARTBREAKING: Faithful dog led rescuers to his dead owners in Guatemala volcano disaster The incident happened in the village of SanJamie, close to the Volcan de Fuego (Volcano of fire) in south-central Guatemala. The volcano re-activated on Sunday when villagers describe how they heard small explosions before it began to erupt violently, spewing lava which ran down the mountainside. According to most recent news reports, the 16-hour eruption has so far claimed at least 75 lives while around 200 more are still missing. One of the most recent stories to emerge is of the loyal white and brown dog who managed to catch the attention of fire-fighters and led them to a house where eight bodies had been buried by ash. The photo of the scene was shared on Facebook, where it has been shared over 50,000 times. The post with it says: "The pet managed to get the attention of the rescuers and to take them to the house. Inside they found eight people, already all dead. "There was a keen sadness in the eyes of the pet as it watched its owners remains being carried outside."Â The actions of the loyal pup have been praised by social media users. One user wrote: "It hurts me to my soul to see this animal fighting for its owners until the end to try and get them out of that hell.Â Â“It is admirable to realise the love of this dog and it gives us a great lesson on humility and humanity." Other netizens have offered to adopt the dog. Read more: