Newport Beach: Landslide Decimates Backyard of Upscale Home

03.03.2023 | 10:36 AM | NEWPORT BEACH – A landslide decimated the backyard of an upscale home and forced its residents to evacuate, Friday morning.

Authorities responded to reports of a landslide behind a home located in the 1900 block of Galaxy Drive around 10:36 AM.

When units arrived they confirmed that a large landslide had consumed the entire backyard of a residence, placing the residence itself it in a precarious position.

Residents of the home were evacuated while city building officials responded to assess the damage.

It is unclear if recent rainstorms or nearby rainstorms might have contributed the landslide.

No injuries were reported although the home will likely be unsafe to inhabit for some time.

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