Sinkhole opens up on Baileyton residents’ front yard

March 28, 2017
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Sinkholes are common in the Tennessee Valley. Geologists say new ones appear often, which is why insurance agents encourage homeowners to get covered. A couple in Baileyton was shocked when a sinkhole about four feet wide and over six feet deep opened up in his yard last week.  “It was almost level at first, and […]

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Giant Moraga Sinkhole Gets Balloons And Cake For Its First Birthday

March 23, 2017
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MORAGA (CBS/AP) — A giant Bay Area sinkhole got a balloon, streamers, cake and a hand-lettered sign wishing it a “Happy 1st Birthday.” The sinkhole formed last March at a major intersection in Moraga, which is about 25 miles east of San Francisco. It’s a satirical celebration. But it’s been one year to the day since […]

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‘Deep Hole’ is where the gators gather at Myakka River State Park

March 21, 2017
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SARASOTA, Fla. (FOX 13) – Alligators are gathered near a sinkhole at lower Myakka Lake in Sarasota in a scene that has never been more Florida. The alligators are near what’s called the ‘Deep Hole’ sinkhole, which is a 200-foot-wide, 130- to 140-foot-deep pool that has become a known gathering place for alligators. Dozens of […]

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Who’s responsible for London Road homes falling into a sinkhole?

March 17, 2017

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — Two houses in East Asheville are falling into a sinkhole, and that has some neighbors wondering who is responsible for the homes. “What’s with the homes at 225 and 221 London Road that are falling into a sinkhole?” Mike Edney wrote to Ask 13. “Would the city be responsible if it is […]

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‘They saved his life’: owner thanks rescuers who pulled his horse from sink hole

March 15, 2017

The owner of a horse who fell into a deep sink hole has thanked the firefighters who “saved his life”. Grey gelding ‘Buzz’ became trapped in the hole in his field in Smithams Hill, East Harptree, last week (24 February). Firefighters were called to Buzz’s field after his owners became aware of his dangerous predicament. […]

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Sinkhole opens on city street, damages exterminator’s truck

March 13, 2017

WASHINGTON CITY — An exterminator making a routine service call at a residence in Washington City was startled Thursday afternoon to see her parked work truck drop into an sinkhole that suddenly opened up in the asphalt-covered roadway. Shortly before 3:30 p.m. emergency personnel were dispatched to the reported sinkhole near 1543 N. 775 West […]

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Funkytown! Residents Of Studio City Are Tired Of The ‘Stink Hole’ On Their Hands

March 9, 2017

STUDIO CITY (CBSLA.com)  —   If you’ve driven by that sinkhole in Studio City — the one that swallowed two vehicles — you’ve probably noticed something doesn’t quite smell right. It’s offensive and putrid — no surprise, given the sinkhole opened up over a broken sewer line. Residents are fed up with the smell and […]

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Sinkhole swallows house

March 7, 2017

KHUTSONG, Gauteng – There is anger and fear in Khutsong on the West Rand after a house disappeared into a massive sinkhole early on Sunday morning. Residents blame their local council, saying the collapse was caused by leaking water pipes. The area is dolomitic which means the rock can dissolve when combined with water. Fortunately, no […]

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Family leaves home after possible sinkhole

February 2, 2017

WINTER GARDEN, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) – WINTER GARDEN, Fla.- Orange county fire rescue responded to a call about this home on Tiverton Boulevard in Winter Garden. It was a request for help that’s unique to say the least. The homeowner had called to report what they feared was a sinkhole starting to open up […]

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Massive Sinkhole Nearly Swallows Home In Pennsylvania

January 25, 2017

CHELTENHAM Twp., Pa. (CBS) — A massive sinkhole opened up in a Cheltenham Township neighborhood and crews are now out to repair a water main that burst this morning. The sinkhole opened up in front of two homes on Brooke Road in Cheltenham, extending into the street, so a stretch of sidewalk is in the hole. In […]

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