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Mesa County Mudslide Victims Identified

A violent mudslide occurred in Mesa County, approximately 11 miles to the southeast of Collbran, Colo. on Sunday. Three men are feared to have been caught up in the massive slide and the search for them continued through Monday. The missing individuals have been identified by the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office as 51-year-old Clancy Nichols, his 24-year-old son Danny Nichols, …

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Colorado Mudslide Leaves Three People Missing

A massive mudslide in rural Colorado has covered miles of forest and left three people missing. The mudslide occurred early Sunday evening in Mesa County, Colorado. According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department, deputies responded quickly to calls about the slide at around 6 pm on Sunday, establishing a joint emergency command with firemen, search and rescue teams, and road …

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Mudslide Death Toll In Washington Rises To 37

The March 22 mudslide that happened in the Cascade foothills of Washington state continues to devastate. After a heavy rain, the hillside collapsed above Stillaguamish River. It has recently been reported that the official death count has risen to 37 after search representatives located another person amidst the mud and debris. Tragically, nobody has been pulled alive from the rubble …

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Oso Mudslide: Identifying Victims Difficult Task

The Washington mudslide which occurred near Oso last weekend has taken a devastating toll on the community. Dozens of homes were damaged and at present, the number of confirmed dead stands at 18. The somewhat good news in this grim situation is that the number of dead and missing has been revised downward significantly within the past week. At one …

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Washington Mudslide: Bodies May Never Be Recovered

As many as 220 people were feared to have been missing at one point due to the fatal Washington mudslide that happened this past weekend. Darrington, Wash. residents were blindsided by the natural disaster, now blamed for over twenty deaths. The number of those missing has significantly dropped over the past few days as persons become accounted. Some have been …

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Washington Mudslide: Death Toll Expected To Rise

There are still nearly two hundred people missing following a devastating mudslide that hit forty miles north of Seattle, Wash. on Saturday morning. As volunteers pick through the rubble, experts fear that the death toll could spike sharply in the coming days. Snohomish County Fire Chief Travis Hots says that the mudslide is responsible for at least 14 deaths thus …

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Washington Landslide Leaves 108 Missing

Washington officials say as many as 108 people are unaccounted for after a deadly landslide on Saturday that killed 8 and left seven badly injured. The disaster occurred when mud and debris from several days of heavy rains came down a hillside and crossed the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River, destroying several homes in its path. Authorities estimate that …

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Massive Mudslide In Washington: Search For Life Continues

The search for survivors continued on Monday after searchers reported hearing screams on Saturday of those who were most likely trapped just after a massive mudslide took out nearly 30 homes, and the lives of eight people. Sunday, 18 people were still unaccounted for, but search teams could not get into the “quicksand” like mud to try to search on …

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Washington Mudslide Kills Three, Fears Of Flood

At about 10:50 am on Saturday, residents near the Stillaguamish River in Arlington, Wash. were caught in a vicious mudslide. Local authorities claim that it was likely brought on by heavy rains from last month. The terrifying incident took place just forty miles north of Seattle and resulted in the destruction of several homes. Snohomish County officials said in a …

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Colorado Man Found Buried Beneath Debris

A man’s body has been recovered from debris that was left behind by a mudslide that swept through a town close to Colorado Springs. According to authorities, crews are continuing their search Saturday for three people that were reported missing after the flood. 53-year-old John Collins of Teller County, was found on Friday buried on U.S. Highway 24 in Manitou …

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Mudslide in Colorado: One Dead, Others Still Missing

At least one man has died in a mudslide that swept through Manitou Springs, an area about six miles west of Colorado Springs, authorities confirmed on Saturday. The mudslide that has also destroyed multiple homes and businesses in the area has left at least three other people unaccounted for, as of today. Heavy rains throughout the week caused flash floods …

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Mudslide Buries Georgia Man Alive For Hours Before Help Comes

An Atlanta man apparently slipped and fell into a massive river of red clay at a construction site last week before getting stuck beneath its crushing weight. Firefighters on the scene say he was under long enough to have his footprints obliterated by silt and mud which washed down from the site. His airway was obstructed when they found him, …

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