Scenes From The Deadly Mudslide

MUDSLIDE SUNDAY-- 137381--3/23/2014 The orange X on a house, destroyed in the mud, indicates it has been searched for people on Highway 530 next to mile marker 37 on Sunday, March 23, 2014 the day after a giant landslide occurred near mile marker 37 near Oso, Washington. At least six homes have been washed away, with three people reported dead so far and at least eighteen missing. The nearby Stillaguamish River has been dammed up by 15-20 feet of debris as a result, creating more flooding concerns, as reported by KING 5 via the state hydrologist.
Three Killed, 18 Missing After Major Washington State Mudslide
MUDSLIDE SUNDAY-- 137381--3/23/2014 The Oso Community Church displays a sign reading "pray with us for our community" in Oso off of Highway 530 on Sunday, March 23, 2014 the day after a giant landslide occurred near mile marker 37. At least six homes have been washed away, with three people reported dead so far and at least eighteen missing. The nearby Stillaguamish River has been dammed up by 15-20 feet of debris as a result, creating more flooding concerns, as reported by KING 5 via the state hydrologist.
Three Killed, 18 Missing After Major Washington State Mudslide
MUDSLIDE SUNDAY-- 137381--3/23/2014 Snohomish County Sheriff officers monitor the scene a short ways up the road from the mudslide at mile 37 on Highway 530 on Sunday, March 23, 2014 the day after a giant landslide occurred near mile marker 37 near Oso, Washington. At least six homes have been washed away, with three people reported dead so far and at least eighteen missing. The nearby Stillaguamish River has been dammed up by 15-20 feet of debris as a result, creating more flooding concerns, as reported by KING 5 via the state hydrologist.
Three Killed, 18 Missing After Major Washington State Mudslide
MUDSLIDE SUNDAY-- 137381--3/23/2014 A steady stream of mud and water flows away from the mueslide blocking the road on Highway 530 next to mile marker 37 on Sunday, March 23, 2014 the day after a giant landslide occurred near mile marker 37 near Oso, Washington. At least six homes have been washed away, with three people reported dead so far and at least eighteen missing. The nearby Stillaguamish River has been dammed up by 15-20 feet of debris as a result, creating more flooding concerns, as reported by KING 5 via the state hydrologist.
Three Killed, 18 Missing After Major Washington State Mudslide
MUDSLIDE SUNDAY-- 137381--3/23/2014 Tom Moff with Snohomish County looks down at the Stillaguamish River as it maintains a low but steady flow off of Whitman Road on Highway 530 on Sunday, March 23, 2014 the day after a giant landslide occurred near mile marker 37 near Oso, Washington. At least six homes have been washed away, with three people reported dead so far and at least eighteen missing. The nearby Stillaguamish River has been dammed up by 15-20 feet of debris as a result, creating more flooding concerns, as reported by KING 5 via the state hydrologist.
Three Killed, 18 Missing After Major Washington State Mudslide
POOL PHOTO A house is seen destroyed in the mud on Highway 530 next to mile marker 37 on Sunday, March 23, 2014 the day after a giant landslide occurred near mile marker 37 near Oso, Washington. At least six homes have been washed away, with three people reported dead so far and at least eighteen missing. The nearby Stillaguamish River has been dammed up by 15-20 feet of debris as a result, creating more flooding concerns, as reported by KING 5 via the state hydrologist. OUTS: SEATTLE OUT, USA TODAY OUT, MAGAZINES OUT, SALES OUT. MANDATORY CREDIT TO: LINDSEY WASSON / THE SEATTLE TIMES.
Three Killed, 18 Missing After Major Washington State Mudslide
MUDSLIDE SUNDAY-- 137381--3/23/2014 Governor Jay Inslee talks privately with two residents personally affected by the mudslide after a media presser at Arlington City Hall on Sunday, March 23, 2014 the day after a giant landslide occurred near Oso, Wash. on Highway 530. At least six homes have been washed away, with three people reported dead so far and at least eight people transported to a local hospital. Others were reportedly still trapped in the wreckage Sunday morning. The nearby Stillaguamish River has been dammed up by 15-20 feet of debris as a result, creating more flooding concerns, as reported by KING 5 via the state hydrologist.
Three Killed, 18 Missing After Major Washington State Mudslide
MUDSLIDE SUNDAY-- 137381--3/23/2014 A house is seen destroyed in the mud on Highway 530 next to mile marker 37 on Sunday, March 23, 2014 the day after a giant landslide occurred near mile marker 37 near Oso, Washington. At least six homes have been washed away, with three people reported dead so far and at least eighteen missing. The nearby Stillaguamish River has been dammed up by 15-20 feet of debris as a result, creating more flooding concerns, as reported by KING 5 via the state hydrologist.
Three Killed, 18 Missing After Major Washington State Mudslide
MUDSLIDE SUNDAY-- 137381--3/23/2014 A house is seen destroyed in the mud on Highway 530 next to mile marker 37 on Sunday, March 23, 2014 the day after a giant landslide occurred near mile marker 37 near Oso, Washington. At least six homes have been washed away, with three people reported dead so far and at least eighteen missing. The nearby Stillaguamish River has been dammed up by 15-20 feet of debris as a result, creating more flooding concerns, as reported by KING 5 via the state hydrologist.
Three Killed, 18 Missing After Major Washington State Mudslide
MUDSLIDE SUNDAY-- 137381--3/23/2014 The Oso Community Church displays a sign reading "pray with us for our community" in Oso off of Highway 530 on Sunday, March 23, 2014 the day after a giant landslide occurred near mile marker 37. At least six homes have been washed away, with three people reported dead so far and at least eighteen missing. The nearby Stillaguamish River has been dammed up by 15-20 feet of debris as a result, creating more flooding concerns, as reported by KING 5 via the state hydrologist.
Three Killed, 18 Missing After Major Washington State Mudslide
MUDSLIDE SUNDAY-- 137381--3/23/2014 Snohomish County trooper Ty Trenary, right, talks with Red Cross volunteers Steven Place and Cheryl Braley next to the mudslide blocking Highway 530 near mile marker 37 on Sunday, March 23, 2014. At least six homes have been washed away, with three people reported dead so far and at least eighteen missing. The nearby Stillaguamish River has been dammed up by 15-20 feet of debris as a result, creating more flooding concerns, as reported by KING 5 via the state hydrologist.
Three Killed, 18 Missing After Major Washington State Mudslide
MUDSLIDE SUNDAY-- 137381--3/23/2014 Senator Patty Muray speaks to the crowd during a media presser at Arlington City Hall on Sunday, March 23, 2014 the day after a giant landslide occurred near Oso, Wash. on Highway 530. At least six homes have been washed away, with three people reported dead so far and at least eight people transported to a local hospital. Others were reportedly still trapped in the wreckage Sunday morning. The nearby Stillaguamish River has been dammed up by 15-20 feet of debris as a result, creating more flooding concerns, as reported by KING 5 via the state hydrologist.
Three Killed, 18 Missing After Major Washington State Mudslide
MUDSLIDE SUNDAY-- 137381--3/23/2014 A Snohomish County Sheriff helicopter flies over the scene on Highway 530 next to mile marker 37 on Sunday, March 23, 2014 the day after a giant landslide occurred near mile marker 37 near Oso, Washington. At least six homes have been washed away, with three people reported dead so far and at least eighteen missing. The nearby Stillaguamish River has been dammed up by 15-20 feet of debris as a result, creating more flooding concerns, as reported by KING 5 via the state hydrologist.
Three Killed, 18 Missing After Major Washington State Mudslide
DARRINGTON, WA - MARCH 23: Emergency response vehicles are pictured in Darrington, Washington on Sunday, March 23, 2014. A massive mudslide in nearby Oso, Washington killed at least eight and left many missing, while also blocking the waters of the Stillaguamish River and flooding nearby homes. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
Eight Killed, Many Missing After Major Washington State Mudslide
ARLINGTON, WA - MARCH 23: Washington Governor Jay Inslee speaks to the media in Arlington, Washington on Sunday, March 23, 2014. A massive mudslide in Oso, Washington killed at least eight and left many missing, while also blocking the waters of the Stillaguamish River and flooding nearby homes. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
Eight Killed, Many Missing After Major Washington State Mudslide
ARLINGTON, WA - MARCH 23: Snohomish County Fire District 21 Chief Travis Hots speaks to the media in Arlington, Washington on Sunday, March 23, 2014. A massive mudslide in Oso, Washington killed at least eight and left many missing, while also blocking the waters of the Stillaguamish River and flooding nearby homes. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
Eight Killed, Many Missing After Major Washington State Mudslide
ARLINGTON, WA - MARCH 23: Washington Governor Jay Inslee speaks to the media in Arlington, Washington on Sunday, March 23, 2014. A massive mudslide in Oso, Washington killed at least eight and left many missing, while also blocking the waters of the Stillaguamish River and flooding nearby homes. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
Eight Killed, Many Missing After Major Washington State Mudslide
DARRINGTON, WA - MARCH 23: Kristopher Langton (L) is pictured holding his son, Kristian Langton (5 months), after eating dinner with his wife, LoAnna Langton (R) at a temporary Red Cross shelter at the Darrington Community Center in Darrington, Washington on Sunday, March 23, 2014. A massive mudslide in Oso, Washington killed at least eight and left many missing, and Kristopher Langton was one of the first to arrive and offer aid. Against the wishes of authorities, Langton says he traveled more than a mile across the entire mudslide, wading through debris and mud that resembled quicksand to help rescue four adults and an infant. The Langtons' home was later flooded by waters from the Stillaguamish River, which was partially blocked by the mudslide. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
Eight Killed, Many Missing After Major Washington State Mudslide (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
DARRINGTON, WA - MARCH 23: Larry Taylor prepares to spend the night at a temporary Red Cross shelter at the Darrington Community Center in Darrington, Washington on Sunday, March 23, 2014. A massive mudslide in Oso, Washington killed at least eight and left many missing, while also blocking the waters of the Stillaguamish River and flooding Taylor's home. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
Eight Killed, Many Missing After Major Washington State Mudslide
DARRINGTON, WA - MARCH 23: Trista Bonus (L, 11), watches an online news clip about a nearby mudslide with (2L - R) LoAnna Langton, Kristian Langton (5 months), and Elijah Kristopher Langton (11), at a temporary Red Cross shelter at the Darrington Community Center in Darrington, Washington on Sunday, March 23, 2014. A massive mudslide in Oso, Washington killed at least eight and left many missing. The Langton family were at their home when the mudslide came down nearby, terrifying them and leading Elijah Kristopher Langton to fear for his own life. "I said, 'okay God, please let me go to Heaven,'" he recalled. The Langton home was later flooded by waters from the Stillaguamish River, which was partially blocked by the mudslide. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
Eight Killed, Many Missing After Major Washington State Mudslide
DARRINGTON, WA - MARCH 23: Larry Taylor prepares to spend the night at a temporary Red Cross shelter at the Darrington Community Center in Darrington, Washington on Sunday, March 23, 2014. A massive mudslide in Oso, Washington killed at least eight and left many missing, while also blocking the waters of the Stillaguamish River and flooding Taylor's home. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
Eight Killed, Many Missing After Major Washington State Mudslide
DARRINGTON, WA - MARCH 23: Donations of clothing and shoes are pictured at a temporary Red Cross shelter at the Darrington Community Center in Darrington, Washington on Sunday, March 23, 2014. A massive mudslide in Oso, Washington killed at least eight and left many missing. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
Eight Killed, Many Missing After Major Washington State Mudslide
DARRINGTON, WA - MARCH 23: Kristopher Langton shares a moment with his son, Kristian Langton (5 months), at a temporary Red Cross shelter at the Darrington Community Center in Darrington, Washington on Sunday, March 23, 2014. A massive mudslide in Oso, Washington killed at least eight and left many missing, and Kristopher Langton was one of the first to arrive and offer aid. Against the wishes of authorities, Langton says he traveled more than a mile across the entire mudslide, wading through debris and mud that resembled quicksand to help rescue four adults and an infant. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
Eight Killed, Many Missing After Major Washington State Mudslide
Eight Killed, Many Missing After Major Washington State Mudslide
Eight Killed, Many Missing After Major Washington State Mudslide
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SNOHOMISH COUNTY, WASHINGTON - MARCH 23: In this handout from Washington State Dept of Transportation, an aerial view of the hill that originated the mudslide March 23, 2014 between Darrington and Arlington, Washington. Eight people have been confirmed dead and at least 18 others are still missing after a massive mudslide leveled homes and blocked a river and a road. (Photo by Washington State Dept of Transportation via Getty Images)
Eight Killed, Many Missing After Major Washington State Mudslide (Photo by Washington State Dept of Transportation via Getty Images)
Eight Killed, Many Missing After Major Washington State Mudslide
Eight Killed, Many Missing After Major Washington State Mudslide
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