Monthly Archives: September 2011

Stafford, Virginia. September 19th, 2011.

An enormous sinkhole has opened up in Stafford, Va. At present, the sinkhole is more than 12 feet deep and has swallowed two backyards. While the Stafford County fire marshall has evacuated families from the two houses and fenced in … Continue reading

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Monitcello, New York. September 16th, 2011.

In the wake of Hurricane Irene, a large sinkhole has formed beneath two roads and through the property of several homes that will cost as much as $1 million to repair, officials say. Village Manager John LiGreci said an enormous … Continue reading

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Davidsonville, Maryland. September 12th, 2011.

Sinkhole claims two cars in three days. Last Friday, a driver in Davidsonville drove into a car-eating crack on the Patuxent River Road bridge.  Three days later, the sinkhole struck again. “The patient, a 56- year-old male, suffered serious but non … Continue reading

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Jacksonville, North Carolina. September 14, 2011.

As a massive sinkhole grows in size, so does the frustration of two homeowners in the Raintree subdivision outside of Jacksonville. Cherie Pickett, of Raintree Road, said the sinkhole appeared with the heavy rains on the day of Hurricane Irene … Continue reading

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Vintondale, Pennsylvania. September 8th, 2011.

A Chevy sedan is swallowed up by a sinkhole on Fourth Street in Vintondale. Vintondale Fire Company and the state police responded.

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St Alban’s, West Virginia. September 6th, 2011.

A portion of the K-mart parking lot in St. Albans is blocked off after a sinkhole was reported early Tuesday morning. According to a news release, the sinkhole is at least five feet deep and about six feet in width. … Continue reading

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Wenatchee, Washington. September 6th, 2011.

An 8-foot-wide sinkhole at one of the city’s busiest intersections has forced partial closure of a main thoroughfare and redirection of traffic. At 1:30 p.m. today, the under-the-road hole at the corner of Miller Street and North Wenatchee Avenue, near … Continue reading

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