Disasters and Accidents

Disasters and Accidents

Tom Banse / Northwest News Network

In a clearing on a hillside above one side of the mudflow, searchers in all sorts of uniforms and bright safety vests are picking through the crushed and barely recognizable remains of homes.

Snohomish County / Flickr

The waiting continues for family and friends of the dozens of people missing after last weekend's deadly landslide near Oso, Wash.

People Find Ways To Help After Landslide

Mar 27, 2014
Taylor Winkel / Northwest News Network

People near the landslide in Snohomish County, Wash., are looking for ways to help.

Phyllis Fletcher / KUOW

Wednesday night an emergency commander in Darrington, Wash., told a packed town meeting the number of confirmed dead in the Oso landslide is now 25.

Maj. Tawny Dotson / Washington National Guard

Washington Governor Jay Inslee has acknowledged the Oso landslide could be the deadliest natural disaster in state history.

Landslide Death Toll Expected To Rise

Mar 27, 2014
Maj. Tawny Dotson / Washington National Guard

The death toll stands at 25 Thursday following the massive landslide near Oso, Washington. Sixteen of those victims have been seen by the Medical Examiner.

Washington National Guard

The Washington National Guard has now deployed two Black Hawk helicopters to the Oso landslide. On the ground, specially-trained search teams looked for victims in the mud and debris.

Snohomish County

Emergency managers in Snohomish County, Wash., are allowing a select number of relatives of the missing to join the search for victims from Saturday’s massive landslide.

Washington State Patrol

One of the first pictures from the Oso landslide was of a muddied state trooper emerging from the disaster zone just after helping to rescue a critically injured baby.

Snohomish County Sheriffs Office

The official death toll from Saturday’s massive landslide near Oso, Washington rose from 14 to 16 Tuesday night.