Small landslide on Roeder Avenue

No injuries or property damage reported

January 07, 2016 - by Vanessa Blackburn

​The City of Bellingham Fire Department responded this afternoon to a small landslide in the area of Roeder Avenue covering the railroad tracks.  Bellingham Fire was dispatched to assess and no additional response was requested.  Burlington Northern Santa Fe as well as Port of Bellingham Security was notified of the slide. It doesn't appear that there is any damage to any structures and no injuries were reported.

The small slide was located on the bluff between Eldridge and Roeder avenues in the 1800 block of Roeder Avenue, across from the marina and the Port of Bellingham offices. The slide covered one set of the tracks and Burlington Northern is working to clear slide. The fire department checked the structures above the slide and confirmed no signs of damage.

For more information, call the Bellingham Fire Department at (360) 778-8400.

Media Contact

​Bill Hewett
Assistant Fire Chief
(360) 815-1162

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