QUICK LINKS:

Official: 108 names on list of missing in mudslide

Updated: 03/24/2014 12:20 PM
Created: 03/24/2014 12:05 PM WHEC.com
By: Associated Press

Authorities say there are 108 names on the list of people who've been reported missing or unaccounted for in the weekend mudslide in Washington state.

Snohomish County emergency management director John Pennington says that doesn't mean there are 108 injuries or fatalities. But he says it's the consolidated list of reported missing from various sources that authorities are working from.

Pennington says the slide occurred on a Saturday morning, when more people were likely to be home.

At least eight people were killed in the 1-square-mile slide that hit in a rural area about 55 miles northeast of Seattle.

Several people also were critically injured, and about 30 homes were destroyed.





News10NBC/WHEC-TV welcomes your opinion and interaction on our website, but please remember to keep it clean. If you're advertising for another business, being profane, vulgar or slanderous your post will be deleted. By commenting on this website, you agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Use. Comments are not pre-screened before they posted.

Rochester

Broken Clouds
78°
82° | 59°
  • Feels like: 79° F
  • Wind: SW 10mph
  • Humidity: 48%
  • Sun Partly cloudy with a stray thunderstorm
    82° | 65°
  • Mon Cloudy with showers and thunderstorms.
    71° | 62°
  • Tue Occasional showers possible
    71° | 58°
  • Wed Times of sun and clouds
    75° | 56°