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Officials say there is a leak at an XTO well pad on Cat's Run due to a mudslide, causing "free-flowing natural gas" in the area. They are staging at the intersection of State Route 148 and Cat's Run. Belmont County EMA Director Dave Ivan says his team is on the scene, but they are too far away to describe ...
Lawyers representing Ventura and Santa Barbara County residents who lost their homes in the December wildfire and subsequent mudslide sought a temporary restraining order Wednesday that would bar the utility from removing poles and other equipment along Anlauf Canyon Road -- an area where the ...

Dispatch is reporting that a mudslide has brought a tree down and it is blocking the road. Charleston police, Charleston Fire Department, and Kanawha County Sheriffs Office are all responding to the scene. It is unknown at this time how long the road will be closed. Keep clicking on wowktv.com for the ...
"So much habitat was destroyed between the fire and the mudslide that it would be a good way to help the bees," said Wigle. "That would help feed them because they are starving." The Super Bee Rescue is hoping to have an open house on March 10 and 11 in Carpinteria to help educate the public on the ...
On Monday 14th August an estimated 1,000 people died when an entire mountainside collapsed in the capital of Sierra Leone. Huge boulders, dislodged by rain, left a two-mile trail of destruction - flattening everything in its path. Immediately after the disaster the international community kicked into gear.
The Duncan family purchased their dream home in Montecito on the same day as the mudslide but aren't regretting the purchase one bit. "We actually closed escrow the day of the debris flow," said Kim Duncan, the new homeowners in Montecito. Kim Duncan and her husband had lived in Dallas, Texas for ...

MONTECITO, Calif. - Marco Farrell's video of the flash flood that led to the devastation in Montecito on Jan. 9, enjoyed seeing shoppers return to Olive Mill Road, the street he called home. Farrell said volunteers have helped him clean out tons of mud that damaged his home. He is not sure if he will be able ...
Heavy rain triggered flooding and at least three mudslides in southwestern Virginia on Sunday, February 11. More than 30 roads were closed, and a shelter was opened in Wise County for those who had to evacuate their homes, a report said. A stretch of Highway 421 also was shut after a mudslide in Lee ...
rain Causes mudslides, Partial dam Failure in Southwest Va. Heavy rains in ... (AP) -- Heavy rains in southwest Virginia have caused flooding, mudslides and a partial dam break. ... In Lee County, mudslides caused several road closures, including a stretch of Highway 421 in the Stone Creek area.
According to Lee County Sheriff Gary Parsons, a portion of highway 421 in the Stone Creek area is now closed from a mudslide. He says crews from the Virginia ... Sheriff Parsons also says because the mudslide is next to the north fork of the Powell River, there is no way to get around the damage. No injuries were reported.
rain over the weekend caused parts of East Tennessee to flood, leading to mudslides, school closures and in one county, a declared state of emergency. Parts of Knox County received about 3.5 inches of rain between Friday afternoon and Sunday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service in ...
Jones said most who lost their homes to wildfires were fully covered, while homeowners with mud damage are still waiting because they didn't buy flood insurance. But state law is clear when one disaster leads to another. "The indications are that the fires did cause the mudslides and that they should pay ...
... engineer Derek McLeod and firefighter Evan Hamaker from Station 2. These first responders say they'd never trained for something like the destruction in Montecito. "We train for earthquakes, swift water rescues, other types of disasters," Morales said. "We have never performed a drill with a mudslide.
Ice in Paradise show rescheduled to honor skaters killed in the Montecito mudslides ... Two of the 23 Montecito mudslide victims were part of the Ice in Paradise family. One of them was supposed to perform in the holiday ice show on Dec.16. But the nonprofit ice rink in Goleta canceled the show during the ...
Residents recovering from the Montecito mudslides and Thomas Fire are eligible for free food assistance. The program is provided by Cal-Fresh disaster services. If your family was impacted by the fire and mudslides in Santa Barbara County, you can apply for cash to be spent on food. Cal-Fresh is giving ...
Reached by phone yesterday morning, Phillip Frankland Lee had only good things to say about Montecito's response to the deadly mudslide that claimed ... Waist-deep mud backed up against the doors to the restaurant, and the hotel's first floor suffered extensive damage during the January 9 mudslides, ...
A team of federal Geologists is helping state and local officials assess the impact of mudslides that devastated a community in Southern California last month. More than 20 ... Public safety officials now say people who live in areas prone to mudslides need a better understanding of the dangers they pose.

It took a team of trained professionals to save lives after the Montecito mudslide hit on January 9. A lot of those trained professionals are of the canine variety, searching for survivors among thick mud and debris. Mike Eliason captured video of Santa Barbara County firefighters using a search dog to look for ...
The woman's parents had died in the mudslide, Doherty said. "She didn't have anything left from her parents' home," Doherty told CNN affiliate KEYT. With that connection made, Doherty started the facebook group, which has become a forum for people to post anything they find- and whatever they're ...
The early morning incident happened before deadly mudslides had been reported. In the video a fast-moving tide of mud and debris lifts the CHP vehicle off the ground. The vehicle spins around before regaining traction after about 15 seconds. Both officers escaped unharmed. The mudslide was on Olive ...
However, Jones put insurers on notice that both the California insurance Code and case law have established the legal doctrine of "efficient proximate cause," meaning if it's shown the Thomas Fire, a covered peril, caused the subsequent mudslides then damage caused by those events should be covered ...
A man in an apartment at 223 Nott Terrace was partially buried after the mudslide happened around 1:16 a.m. Sunday, with emergency crews using shovels and other equipment to dig him out. The man, who police have not identified, was flown to Albany Medical Center hospital. The extent of his injuries ...
SCHENECTADY -- The city has issued a state of emergency for homes on and near Nott Terrace impacted by Sunday morning's mudslide that trapped a man inside his home for almost an hour and led to the evacuation of at least seven people. City officials determined on Sunday that the building at 15 ...
A facebook group is reuniting people with valuables that washed away during the Montecito floods and mudslide. It all started when Erin ... People started to post pictures of what they found in the aftermath of the mudslides including photos, plaques from people's homes, and statues. "At this point, we have ...
The American Red Cross is providing caseworkers to help people affected by the deadly Montecito mudslides. The organization is encouraging residents to call them so they can make an appointment with a caseworker who will help them navigate paperwork, make referrals and obtain financial assistance, ...
UPDATE: The northbound lane of U.S. Route 101 is open according to Washington state Department of Transportation. Traffic is alternating use of the open lane as crews clean up 80 cubic yardsof debris. A semi was caught in the slide but there were no injuries. ORIGINAL STORY: A mudslide closed U.S. ...
More than 100 homes were destroyed in the mudslides and at least 21 people were killed. Two people - a 2-year-old girl and 17-year-old boy - remain missing. Report a Typo. Related Topics: mudslidesevere weatherstorm damagewinter stormhomemissing personSanta Barbara County. email.
Rescuers have worked tirelessly in the weeks following the deadly mudslides in Southern California to clean the millions of pounds of mud and debris that buried the region. The mudslides followed shortly after an active month of wildfires in December. One in which the largest fire in California history raged: ...
Actor Jeff Bridges recounted in an interview what it felt like when he first heard mud and debris sliding past his Montecito home in the early hours of Jan. 9. "The house started to shake, like an earthquake," Bridges told the California Office of Emergency Services in a video posted to the agency's facebook ...
The death toll increased to 21 Saturday morning after search crews recovered the body of 28-year-old Faviola Benitez Calderon. Benitez Calderon is the fourth member of her family confirmed to have died in the mudslide, caused by heavy rain on hillsides destabilized by the Thomas fire, the largest in state ...
MONTICETO, Calif. - The portion of the 101 Freeway in Santa Barbara County that was blocked for two weeks by debris and soil left by an onslaught of deadly mudslides has finally reopened, Caltrans officials said in a tweet Sunday. That section of the freeway is a major route for commuters traveling up ...
District Attorney Joyce Dudley is warning Santa Barbara County residents about fraudulent Federal Emergency Management Agency applications by identity thieves taking advantage of recent mudslide and wildfire victims. Dudley said district attorney's offices in Napa and Sonoma counties received ...
The thick mud posed a serious challenge to rescue and recovery crews as they searched for survivors. Even from the air, the mudslides created a difficult search. "We couldn't make out what we were looking at because everything was a sheet of mud," Rich said. The laidback and lucrative town of Montecito ...
Nearly a third of those killed in the 9 January mudslides were from immigrant families working in service jobs in the largely white and retired Pacific coast town of 9,000. Many of these families are from developing countries seizing the opportunities provided by the area's wealth to make a better life for their ...
The body of a missing mother was found in Montecito on Saturday, which has brought the death toll in the mudslides to 21 people. The body of 28-year-old Faviola Benitez Calderon was recovered at about 10 a.m. Saturday by a human remains detection dog. The 21st mudslide victim's body was found on ...
A three-story home in Malibu, California, was seen teetering near the top of a canyon following recent mudslides. Photos and video showed the foundation of a multimillion-dollar home crumbling, as its retaining wall had partially collapsed. "We did find a good amount of water there," Los Angeles County ...
8 beaches closed in Santa Barbara County following mudslides. Posted: Jan 18, 2018 ... Several beaches have been closed since the mudslides on Jan. 9. ... They also ask that people respect a buffer zone of 400 feet on both sides of the mudslide sediment that is being placed on the beach. That area is ...
("Another lesson from Montecito -- even in semi-arid Southern California, we need flood insurance," Opinion, Jan. 15). California courts have struck down policy provisions that exclude recovery for floods and mudslides, as long as they were set in motion by a fire. The leading case on this topic is Howell vs.
Rob Lowe opened up about the deep "sadness" he feels following the deadly mudslides in his hometown of Montecito, California. Appearing on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" airing today, the 53-year-old actor confessed, "It's been a really difficult week. The sadness ... I can't kind of get beyond it.".
MONTECITO - More than a week after mudslides killed 20 people in Montecito, California, three people are still missing. More than ... The mudslide was so large it, changed the elevation in some neighborhoods by as much as six feet. ... Debris is still being cleared out after mudslides hit Southern California.
A group of Southern California homeowners charge that the rupture of a water main during last week's mudslide released as much as 10 million gallons ... 9 set the stage for catastrophic flooding and subsequent mudslides, which damaged hundreds of homes and killed at least 20 people, according to the ...
The mudslides demolished homes and left roads impassable. Now, what had been a search-and-rescue operation authorities is a search-and-recovery undertaking. The crews probably won't be hampered by bad weather most of this week. The first chance of rain will come Thursday night to Friday and it is ...
MONTECITO (CBSLA/AP) - Twenty people are dead and four remain missing Monday - including a 2-year-old girl -- following last week's devastating mudslide in the wealthy Santa Barbara County enclave of Montecito. The missing people are identified as 2-year-old Lydia Sutthithepa, 17-year-old John ...
She says of the 24 people who lived along her shared driveway on East Valley Road, 11 people died in the mudslides. Fighting back tears, Mary Beth Myers is remembering the people that were a part of her daily life, the families she can no longer say "good morning" to. "So grateful to still be alive and I ...
Nearly a week after horrific mudslides hit California's Central Coast and killed at least 20 people, President Trump sent his condolences to those affected in his first public statement on the disaster. The two-sentence statement was released by the White House Press Secretary on Monday. "The President ...
A young father became the latest known victim of the California mudslides as his body was found after those of two other members of his family, his 6-year-old son and his father-in-law. The man's 2-year-old daughter is meanwhile still missing.
The mudslides demolished homes and left roads impassable. Now, what had been a search-and-rescue operation authorities is a search-and-recovery undertaking. The crews probably won't be hampered by bad weather most of this week. The first chance of rain will come Thursday night to Friday and it is ...
How to help the victims of the California mudslides. US 101, a major freeway connecting Northern and Southern California, remains closed. It's not clear when the highway -- which officials had said would reopen on Monday -- will be cleared for travel. The exact timing of the freeway's reopening is unknown, ...
How to help the victims of the California mudslides. US 101, a major freeway connecting Northern and Southern California, remains closed. It's not clear when the highway -- which officials had said would reopen on Monday -- will be cleared for travel. The exact timing of the freeway's reopening is unknown, ...
The 18 victims identified in the Montecito mudslides were children and retirees, immigrants and longtime residents, united by the mud and debris that crashed through their neighborhood Tuesday. Santa Barbara officials have cautioned that the death toll could still rise. Five people remained missing as of ...


 

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