Washington Mudslide: Boy, 4, Pulled From Debris In Dramatic New Video

Wed, March 26, 2014 4:41pm EST by 1 Comment

On March 22, a mudslide devastated the Snohomish County in Washington, killing 24 people. A new video has been released which shows a rescue crew pulling a little boy out of the debris and ultimately saving his life. Watch the harrowing video here.

Josh Spillers, 4, is one lucky little boy. In this new footage, a helicopter rescue team pulls him to safety shortly after the tragic mudslide occurred.

Little Boy Saved By Helicopter Rescue Crew

On Saturday, March 22, a devastating natural disaster occurred in the Snohomish County of Washington. A small neighborhood was demolished by the landslide, and debris covered victims and survivors alike.

One little boy, Josh Spillers, survived the horrific event, and was rescued by a helicopter crew who located him in the debris shortly after the slide happened.

Josh’s mom, Jonielle Spillers, was at work at the time of the incident. However, his father and three other siblings — Brooke, 2, Kaylee, 5, & Jovon, 13 — are still missing as of Wednesday, March 26.

Watch the intense footage above from an aerial camera attached to the service helicopter to witness the moment Josh was pulled from the debris and placed safely onto the helicopter.

Tell us, HollyMoms — Have you been following the tragedy in Washington? What are your thoughts on the event? Let us know your thoughts below.

– Lauren Cox

More Related News:

  1. Washington Mudslide: Grief Over Babies & Small Children Still Missing
  2. Washington State Mudslide Leaves 14 Dead & 108 Still Missing

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Posted at 6:07 PM on March 26, 2014  

I pray they find the other members of this family. So horrible for the mother but happy that they rescued one of her children. Horrible thing to have happened.

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