When the earth moves under your house

When the earth moves under your house

Heavy rain in the hilly Puget Sound region often means landslides.

Sometimes they are merely inconvenient, such as the April 12 slide that blocked Highway 4 near Longview or March slides that blocked the railroad tracks between Seattle and Everett. Sometimes they are a tragedy, such as the Perkins Lane slide in the Magnolia neighborhood about 14 years ago that sent several houses tumbling toward the beach.

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