Sink Hole Damages Onslow County Home

A sink hole has already damaged one home in Onslow County and it's possible more homes could soon be affected.

Emergency Management officials notified the state Tuesday afternoon of the damage to the home on Choke Cherry South near Richlands.

The sinkhole, located in the vicinity of a working quarry, has already caused noticeable cracks in the home's foundation.

Homeowner Stephanie Werner says she's been told the house could cave in anytime. She says the Red Cross isassisting her as her house is deemed unsafe.

Emergency crews have cut off power to the home and plan to return tomorrow to investigate it further.


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