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April 4, 2014 at 3:48 PM

Cries for help, ‘lava field of mud’: Oso fire chief describes response

OSO, Snohomish County — It wasn’t until about five days after the deadly March 22 mudslide that Fire Chief John Harper truly grasped the scope and magnitude of the disaster. Even though Harper and his 15-person volunteer crew had been working 15-hour days in the mud and water, searching for survivors, he still hadn’t realized the full…


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