Mudslides take out Snohomish County homes

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EVERETT, Wash. —

Several homes in Snohomish County have been moving because of mudslides and the Snohomish County Office of Emergency Management is warning residents.


A KIRO 7 photographer shot footage of a mudslide on Norma Beach Road in Edmonds when a huge chunk of a hillside gave way.


Half of the road was blocked off because of the debris. 



KIRO 7’s Lee Stoll spoke with Rich Lord, a homeowner, and he said the bottom of his home was full of mud. He went back to the area to see the damage. 



“There is pain there, when you walk away from your house and it was the house, you just have to move on,” Lord said. 

 

KIRO 7 spoke with the Snohomish County Office of Emergency Management and they said a new region of slide areas has developed over the last five years. 

 

The office is asking residents to be aware of the changing landscape, and to give them a call so they can track new slides and keep people safe.