TV News LIES

Sunday, Apr 23rd

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Domestic (USA) Wash. mudslide kills 3: searchers seek survivors

Wash. mudslide kills 3: searchers seek survivors

E-mail Print PDF

mud slide Rescue crews searched into the night for survivors from a massive mudslide in Washington state that killed at least three people, after hearing voices from the debris field pleading for help.

The slide of mud, trees and rocks happened about 11 a.m. Saturday morning. Several people — including an infant — were critically injured and at least six houses were destroyed.  Snohomish County Fire District 21 Chief Travis Hots said at a news briefing late Saturday that searchers weren't giving up on finding more people.

"We have people who are yelling for our help, and we are going to take extreme risks," Hots said.

It wasn't clear how many people might still be alive, he said.

"This is still a rescue mission until we determine otherwise," Hots said.

The slide also blocked the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River, which prompted an evacuation notice because water was rising rapidly behind the debris. Authorities worried about severe downstream flooding if water suddenly broke through the blockage.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Indiana University Bars Applicants With Sexual Violence History From Competition

Indiana U bars sex offenders from competitionsIndiana University will no longer allow prospective student athletes with a history of sexual or domestic...

Sanctuary Cities Face Aid Cuts as Justice Dept. Tightens Screws

Sanctuary cities to be punishedThe Trump administration escalated its confrontation with so-called sanctuary cities that limit cooperation with federal immigration...

Justice Department threatens to withhold grant money from New York, blasts NYPD for being ‘soft on crime’

NYPD James O'NeillThe Justice Department is threatening to cut off New York from a grant program named after...

DOJ: Russian ‘Superhacker’ Gets 27 Years in Prison

DOJ jails Russian hackerThe Russian “superhacker” who stole and sold millions of credit-card numbers, reportedly causing more than $169...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!