California Community Slowly Sinking Into Ground

30 homes have experienced massive erosion from inside as hillside collapses.
1:51 | 05/12/13

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-- a growing mystery in California tonight where families in one community are watching helplessly as their homes sink into the -- walls cracking entire homes condemned. What's happening underneath here's ABC's -- Fujita tonight. This slow motion disaster is threatening -- thirty homes in this northern California neighborhood. Small cracks just weeks ago now gaping holes the hillside collapsing. -- -- -- watch the ground pool his neighbor's home ten feet below the street. And -- -- -- cracks eat away at his house and concede. -- -- -- -- No parental officials have suspended mail delivery to keep carriers out of danger they re directed sewage because mammals collapsed. At least half a dozen damaged homes have been tagged for removal but the hillside is so unstable crews can't -- My home could be their home in a matter of days a week we don't know. -- -- officials say water has been bubbling to the surface for weeks saturating the ground. They're scrambling to plug leaks within the underground water system but -- don't know what's causing them. We -- before in Florida. Bedroom poured petrol -- my brother caught them or he underneath the house. Deadly scene called some thirty feet wide opened up under a bedroom taking Jeff bush and with him and -- -- -- -- On Washington's Whidbey Island this massive landslide wiped out an entire hillside. Landslides change with each day -- a few inches on Sundays several feet on others might -- -- -- smaller homes in an instant. With the ground moving under his hairy feet senior -- decided to pack up leaving his first house behind for his family safety. Let he go from heat up ABC news Los Angeles.

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