Neighbors Help Search for Victims of Washington State Mudslide

Published 03/25 2014 10:17AM

Updated 03/25 2014 10:21AM

(KING) The Darrington Fire Department has worked as incident command in the Snohomish County landslide.

Several search and rescue crews have dispatched from the location there, but they aren't the only ones helping.

From the air and on the ground, crews are searching through debris and rubble, looking for whatever they can find: mementos, pets, survivors.

"When you look at it you are just kind of in shock and you go numb," said Rhonda Cook, volunteer.

"We just heard this morning that a dog got rescued, so if we're finding dogs alive, then why can't we be finding people alive?"

But the people you see here aren't official search and rescue.

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