‘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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East Brainerd Couple Lose Their Home to a Sink Hole

January 24, 2017

Most of us don’t expect to suddenly lose access to our home and belongings because they fell into a sink hole. But that’s what happened to Cecilia Lanzar and her husband, who live in East Brainerd, last December. They are now stuck in limbo as their insurance company and engineers figure out what to do […]

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Growing sinkhole threatening home in Southeast Austin

January 20, 2017
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AUSTIN, Texas — “I need help. I need somebody to tell me how to prevent this,” said Kris Bryant, a first time homebuyer in Southeast Austin. A sinkhole is creeping across his backyard and the father of two says he needs help to stop the spread. “Well the hole was about, I would say, three to […]

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Michigan sinkhole the size of a football field lands county with $78m bill

January 17, 2017
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Homeowners heard noises on Christmas Eve and then their houses started sinking, leaving Macomb County with a repair bill that could even top $100m   The cost to fix a broken sewer line that caused a football field-sized sinkhole north of Detroit is estimated at more than $78m, Macomb County’s new public works chief says. […]

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Families evacuated by Fraser sinkhole return home

January 12, 2017
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FRASER (WJBK) – Some families in Fraser have finally been allowed to return home weeks after a massive sinkhole forced them to leave. Crews still working around the clock to repair the sinkhole and there’s no telling how long it will take to finish fixing. “We’re dealing with it that’s all you can do,” said […]

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