House damaged by appearance of sinkhole in Ripon
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Three homes evacuated after sinkhole opens in Ripon

Three homes had to be evacuated after a 25ft-wide (7.5m) sinkhole opened in a street in North Yorkshire.

Fears buildings would collapse forced people to leave their homes in Magdalens Close, Ripon, after the hole opened at about 17:45 GMT on Monday.

Ian White reports.

  • 18 Feb 2014
  • From the section UK
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