Bellevue sues school in connection with landslide that wiped out Somerset home

Colleen West, KIRO 7 News and Deedee Sun, KIRO 7 News on January 12, 2023

BELLEVUE, Wash. — Another twist in the saga surrounding the Bellevue water main break and landslide that destroyed a home.

The incident knocked the house off its foundation, causing it to partially collapse in Bellevue’s Somerset neighborhood last year. Now, the city of Bellevue is suing a school that owns the property where a troublesome water pipe is located.

The latest lawsuit comes after the family that lost their home, the Surdis, sued Bellevue for damages in June.

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