UPDATED - Homes evacuated in Ripon as sinkhole opens

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Worried neighbours have spoken of their fear after a 25-ft sinkhole opened up near a quiet street in Ripon.

Three houses in Magdalen’s Close were evacuated last night after cracks in the ground caused one nearby home to start crumbling.

Nobody was hurt, a spokesman for the fire service said, but one dog had to be rescued.

 

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