Disaster Alert: Landslide in Washington

Disaster Alert

Washington – A landslide in Greenbank destroyed 1 home, condemned 7 others, rendered an additional 17 inaccessible and prompted some evacuations yesterday. Initial reports indicate about 30 to 40 homes have been affected in some way. Power and water have been shut off in the area and some roads have been closed.

The Island County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is open.

The Islands Chapter has set up an evacuation center and is providing canteen services to first responders.

The EOC is staffed by a Red Cross person.

The Regional chapter is coordinating with the Federal Emergency Management Administration.

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