Sunday, March 23, 2014

Rescue crews search for survivors after massive Washington mudslide!/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/image.jpg

Rescue crews are searching for survivors after a massive landslide of dirt, trees and rocks in rural Washington killed three people, injured at least eight others and destroyed six houses.

Snohomish County Fire District 21 Chief Travis Hots told reporters late Saturday that crews could hear voices from the debris field pleading for help. It was not immediately clear how many people might still be alive.

"We have people who are yelling for our help, and we are going to take extreme risks," Hots said. "This is still a rescue mission until we determine otherwise."

Shari Ireton, a spokesperson for the Snohomish County Sheriff's office, said rescuers were using thermal imaging cameras to help try to find people.

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