3 Rescued After Avalanche Levels Montana Home

By Simon McCormack

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — An avalanche roared into a residential neighborhood in the western Montana city of Missoula on Friday and destroyed a house, but three people were found alive amid the snow and wreckage, police said.

The survivors were an elderly couple and an 8-year-old boy, police Sgt. Travis Welsh said. No one else had been reported missing.

All three were taken to a hospital. Their conditions weren’t immediately known, but Welsh said the man was talking to rescuers.

“It’s pretty incredible that we pulled three living bodies out of there,” Welsh said.

Part of the house was upended and lying on its …read more

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