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Huge ridge cracks near Yakima prompts evacuation warning

KING 5   04 January 2018   USA   Washington  

Officials have been monitoring a major crack on Rattlesnake Ridge since October.

A potential landslide on Rattlesnake Ridge in Yakima County is threatening homes and Interstate 82 near Yakima.

The area of concern is east of Union Gap, east of Thorp Road -- an area also known as Anderson Quarry. A section of Thorp Road has been closed as a precaution and Yakima County Emergency Management has urged some homeowners to evacuate.

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