Mudslide Recovery

February 2005
Fire Chief;Feb2005, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p18
Trade Publication
The article presents photographs of Ventura City firefighter who stands watch, holding an air horn to blow in case the cliffs above give way, as workers look for victims of a mudslide that left 10 people dead and 20 missing. Thirteen homes had been destroyed and 18 damaged a day earlier as the mudslide poured over part of the small seaside town La Conchita, California, of 260 people at the end of the heaviest rainfall in a 15-day period since records began for the area in 1921.


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