Boy Dramatically Rescued From Washington Mudslide (VIDEO)

By Emily Thomas

The devastating mudslide in Oso, Wash., destroyed dozens of homes, killed at least 24 people and left nearly 200 people unaccounted for. But many were able to escape from the tragic event, thanks to rescue teams’ heroic efforts, including a particularly dramatic save captured on camera.

A video released by Snohomish County’s Helicopter Rescue Team shows workers extracting 4-year-old Jacob Spillers from the second floor of his home, where he had been trapped by the mudslide. The helicopter team was one of the first rescue groups to arrive on the scene in the …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green