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Landslide on Washington Island Forces Evacuation of 34 Homes

 
Landslide on Washington Island Forces Evacuation of 34 Homes
Posted Thursday, March 28th 2013 @ 9am

chunk of Whidbey Island off the coast of Washington slid into water early this morning, forcing the evacuation of 34 homes.

At one home at the new cliff edge, a steady stream of soil can be seen leaking out from beneath the building. Authorities are continuing to monitor a house where there's still slide activity, as dirt continues to slough off the cliff, said Central Whidbey Island Fire and Rescue Chief Ed Hartin.

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