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By David Pan
Beacon Reporter 

Worried about the Big One? Consider a tsunami capsule

Popular items made right here in Snohomish County


Last updated 10/21/2021 at 9:17pm

Courtesy Julian Sharpe

Survival Capsule president Julian Sharpe (right) visits with Jay Leno during an upcoming appearance on "Jay Leno's Garage" television program, which will be broadcast this fall.

When the Cascadia Subduction Zone rips and shakes Edmonds and Puget Sound – and possibly unleashes a deadly tsunami – will you be ready? It's been 321 years and counting since the last slip.

There are steps you can take to prepare, sure. But if you really want to be safe, and have oodles of money, a survival capsule created by a neighbor to the north may be your answer.

A what?

This month, after more than a decade of design and development, the Mukilteo-based company is ready to begin mass production of the first of its kind survival capsules designed to help save lives from tsunamis an...

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