18 Insane Photos Of Houses Devoured By A Landslide

A huge landslide in Washington state sent trees, yards and homes into the sea.

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7. Officials estimate the landslide to be about a quarter-mile wide and a half-mile deep - much larger than the landslides that have hit this area in the past.

11. "It's possible more homes could be lost. We're trying to ensure the safety and awareness of people," Central Whidbey Fire and Rescue Chief Ed Hartin told KOMO-TV in Seattle.

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