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Giant sinkhole affecting residents of Clermont Co. neighborhood

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A photo of the sink hole sent to pix@fox19.com on Tuesday afternoon A photo of the sink hole sent to pix@fox19.com on Tuesday afternoon
The sinkhole on Wednesday morning The sinkhole on Wednesday morning
MOUNT CARMEL, OH (FOX19) -

Crews will spend several days repairing a sinkhole that opened up after Tuesday's heavy rain and storms.

The sinkhole is located in the Ashley Meadows neighborhood in Mount Carmel.

The hole started as only about 4 to 5 feet wide, but has grown to about 20 feet wide and about 8 to 10 feet deep on Wednesday morning.

The road is currently blocked, affecting about 40 homes that are located near the hole. Residents are having to drive in the grass to make it around.

Crews will first have to repair the storm drain and piping before the refill the hole and repave the road. It will take several days to fix.

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