House demolished after Ripon sinkhole damage

The house that was torn apart when a sinkhole opened up in the ground below it is now a pile of rubble.

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Sinkhole appears in Ripon

Homes have been evacuated in Ripon after a sinkhole has appeared.

The hole is approximately 25ft in diameter and is believed to be due to a gypsum fault.

The sink hole appeared near a property on Magdalen's Close and has caused part of the building to collapse. Nobody was in the property and a dog has been rescued.

Fire and rescue crews have cordoned off the area and are awaiting the arrival of specialist engineers.

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