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I'm Shepard Smith this is studio -- to -- the bottom of the hour time for the top of the news.
Evacuation orders still -- for more than a dozen homes more than a day after that landslide wrecked -- house and part of a road outside Seattle.
And the experts are warning that even more of the ground could very soon give way.
There is here's a look at that neighborhood before and after the landslide.
You can see many of those trees are gone obviously they've learned that the man who was renting that one house that got knocked off its foundation is an 81 year old cancer patient.
His friends reportedly say he managed to escape and just in time -- you felt the ground start to shake ran out to his truck used his cell phone.
To call for help.
Dan Springer is live on Whidbey Island just about fifty miles north of Seattle plenty of dramatic stuff out -- -- man.
-- -- you know chip just looking at those pictures you know 34 homes were evacuated the ones up on top of the block where I am well they were easy but the ones don't below.
Completely different story seventeen homes have been completely caught off.
Because the only road in or -- is now -- several tons of debris.
Some people were rescued by boat others by all terrain vehicles amazingly.
There were no injuries this part of Whidbey Island has mudslides virtually every spring but usually.
Nothing like this just clearing and repairing that.
Rode down there could take months -- they have an idea of how unstable this ground is now.
What they're telling us that the earth is still moving geologists does say that it will continue to move slightly at least for the next several weeks perhaps he's perhaps even months.
You know these things do happen and they they take a long time.
-- erosion will last for awhile that is not good news obviously for the people live around here we caught up with -- Kenny.
Who had a very uneasy sleep last night.
Every time I would -- -- I would go out to move and look up in the back to see that the large tree that you see here the -- our entry.
Possibly of the trees were still there they were there a news doesn't -- -- off.
And Kenny is visiting from Chicago he's out here to move his -- ninety year old grandmother back to the midwest.
Unable to sell this house and -- now they don't believe they'll be able to sell this for anything.
Thank you Dan Springer Whidbey Island in Washington Dan thanks.
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