In the city of Los Angeles, it is nice quiet and routine. Until an earthquake occurred. The director of the city’s emergency management, Michael Roark believes that something is big is about to happen, so he finds a geologist named Amy Barnes to help him investigate. What they will realize that the earthquake is a sign of a volcano forming in the city. The volcano formed at the La Brea Tarpits. Now Roark has to use every resource in the city to stop the volcano from consuming Los Angeles.
The film was directed by Mick Jackson who started his career at the BBC directing the TV films, Threads, A Very British Coup and Life Story.
Mick also directed the Feature films LA Story with Steve Martin and The Bodyguard with Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston.