When Nick Rice rushes home from the Marines, he finds his nightmares are about to come true. His mountain home erupts into a fiery volcano.
A Marine war hero has dreams of his family trapped in a wall of fire. When he rushes home he finds earthquakes have been plagueing his mountain. He takes the family to a Firewalking retreat in Sonora, California to learn how the body can overcome impossible stress.
Upon returning to their home, they have a day to prepare for the eruption he knows will occur. When it does, it becomes a race against the volcano's fiery bombardment and the flow of lava that seems to keep them away from survival.