What happened: Debris slide began near the top of Fishhawk Mt. (elev. 4,420 feet) and quickly mobilized into a debris flow that traveled 2.25 miles down-slope to the Cullasaja River.
When: Around 10:10 pm on Sept 16, 2004 as Hurricane Ivan passed over western North Carolina.
Damage: 5 people killed, 2 seriously injured and 15 homes destroyed.
Excerpted from: Peeks Creek Debris Flow
Much more information can be found here: The Deadly Debris Flow in Macon County NC During Hurricane Ivan.