A local fire chief is warning communities around the deadly landslide in northwest Washington to brace for a jump in the death toll today, which is expected to be announced later this morning at a press briefing in the town of Arlington.
Meanwhile, fresh crews are rotating in to relieve exhausted first responders.
This is day seven of the rescue and recovery mission.
Here & Now Contributor Tom Banse had the chance to see firsthand what’s happening at the place known in shorthand as “the pile.”
This segment aired on March 28, 2014.