Photos: St. Helens eruption

Photos: St. Helens eruption

Photos: St. Helens eruption

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by KING5.com

WHAS11.com

Posted on May 20, 2013 at 10:38 AM

KING 5 meterologist Rich Marriott was an avalanche meteorologist for the U.S. Forest Service when the eruption occurred. Rich surveyed the mountain days before it erupted. Four days after the eruption occurred, Rich rode along with rescue teams in Army Chinook helicopters looking for survivors.

"It looked like a scene out of hell," describes Rich, "because you would see all those fumerals and steam vents."

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