18 People Still Missing in Deadly Mudslide, More Flooding Feared [VIDEO]

Eighteen people were still unaccounted for Sunday in the wake of a mudslide that killed three and injured seven others in Washington State, officials said Sunday β€” as fears were raised of more disastrous flooding.

The number of missing people in the square mile mudslide that washed over Snohomish County would be “fluid,” said Snohomish County Fire Chief Travis Hots during a news conference Sunday.

“We suspect that there are people out there but it’s extremely dangerous to get responders out on that mud-flow,” Sots said. The slide that occurred around 11 a.m. Saturday morning.