We’ve got part one of a special two part episode with an overview of the 2014 Oso, Washington Mudslide Response borrowed from the files of the Disaster Podcast. If that’s what you’re looking for, you found it, right here on this week’s episode of the MedicCast.

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MedicCast Episode 446

Good day and welcome to this week’s episode of the MedicCast. I’m your host, Jamie Davis the Podmedic and I’d like to welcome you to this week’s show. This week I bring you a crossover episode from the Disaster Podcast which, incidentally, you should all check out at DisasterPodcast.com.

This episode interviews paramedic Shaughn Maxwell about the Oso, Washington Mudslide of 2014. A section of a hillside detached following some prolonged rain and wiped out an entire residential community. This is part one of that two-part Disaster Podcast episode. Check it out coming right up.

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Tip of the Week: Oso, Washington Mudslide in 2014

disaster podcastShaughn Maxwell is a nationally recognized firefighter/paramedic/educator with Snohomish County Fire District One in Washington State. On Saturday morning March 22, 2014, he started his day like many others. That all changed as the calls started coming in for a major mudslide that engulfed an entire neighborhood.

Disaster Podcast hosts Jamie Davis, the Podmedic, and Sam Bradley were joined by frequent guest Dr. Joe Holley from Tennessee Task Force One USAR team as they interviewed Shaughn about his area’s response to the disaster that struck their community. Shaughn talks about the ways local, county, state and federal resources worked together to solve seemingly insurmountable challenges facing rescuers.


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