Transcript for Sinkhole Problem in Indiana
Measuring at about forty feet wide and -- -- deep this thirty feet deep. Thanks to yesterday's rain Franken with he should cast -- northwest Indiana backyard is now a huge sinkhole. And it just kept dropping and trapping and trapping and swallowing up these trees. And this -- program. Where they are is much different than -- they began before the rain. This -- used to be about four feet wide and six feet -- It has been a problem since the cast has moved into their town home for years ago I called the city that came out they build it. With crack and then they covered it with -- We've been complaining. To different people for all this time. Everybody disputes. -- ignoring good to have a little problem let's turn into a monster at this point. Besides the enormity of the sinkhole one of the biggest problems is trying to figure out who was responsible for it. The cast -- happened the live right on the border of three different Indiana towns. This sinkhole sits on an easement adjacent to the cast as property line and one half of their town home is in dire the other half in sheriff bill. Munster is across the street. Sewer pipes gas and electrical lines underneath the sink -- are shared by all three municipalities. They were throwing it back and forth nobody -- to take the responsibility for it. And that's why it got to this point. All three towns are sending out engineers tomorrow and until then it is another sleepless night for the cast -- as the growing -- is now about forty feet from their back door. And shaking you know inside when I think about those on the border dire shared -- -- monster Sarah salty ABC seven Eyewitness News.
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