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Officials keeping a close eye on a sinkhole in Hackettstown

By 69 News, follow: @69news, news@wfmz.com
Published On: Feb 01 2014 07:46:39 AM CST

Sinkhole in Hackettstown

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ -

Officials in Hackettstown, New Jersey say they are are keeping a close eye on a sinkhole that opened on Thursday after a water-main break.

The big hole is in the 100 block of College View Drive and the sinkhole continues to grow.

It is estimated to be about 40 feet wide.

A building inspector determined that one of the buildings nearby is unsafe and two other homes are damaged.

An engineer will be on the scene to check out the area.