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Toxic mudslide area poses risk to volunteers, dogs

Tuesday, Apr 01, 2014 - 00:34

April 1 - Search and rescue dogs and volunteers must be decontaminated after exiting the toxic mudslide area in Washington state. Vanessa Johnston reports.

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Search and rescue volunteers - including the dogs - get hosed down, after exiting the site of the deadly mudslide in Washington state. The mud they've been trudging through contains a dangerous mix of sewage, propane, household solvents and other chemicals. The workers must be vigilant in cleaning themselves and their dogs, or risk getting sick. At least 24 people died in the mudslide that hit on March 22. Twenty-two people are still missing.

Toxic mudslide area poses risk to volunteers, dogs

Tuesday, Apr 01, 2014 - 00:34

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