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Scranton Sinkhole
Sep 19, 2004

Costs Pile Up as Reports Keep Coming
As the Pittston Avenue sinkhole continues to expand, so does the number of damaged properties in Lackawanna County. Across town on Pittston Avenue, city and state officials met Monday morning to examine the subsidence that swallowed a portion of the road near Brook Street, rupturing a gas line and forcing the evacuation of at least 50 residents. They have since been allowed to return to their homes.He said the sink hole has expanded by about five feet and now consumed three-fourths of the two-lane road.
Sinkhole Swallows SUV
The Isuzu Rodeo was parking near the intersection of Rockland and Camac streets, when, about 8 last night (Sunday), the street suddenly gave way.