Sinkhole opens in business in Jackson Township, closes road

Written by York Daily Record Staff | Jun 4, 2015 4:15 PM
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Photo by Northern York County Regional Police

The sinkhole is seen inside the building Thursday.

Update 8:33 a.m.:

(York) -- The plant supervisor at Old Castle Industrial Minerals, Bob Sanders, said that the hole was in the maintenance shop/parts warehouse of the building.

Water was found running underneath the sinkhole has been shut off, and possibly caused the sinkhole, Sanders said.

Previously reported:

York County 911 is reporting on a sinkhole inside a commercial building in Jackson Township.

Crews arrived at Old Castle Industrial Minerals in the 500 block of South Biesecker Road at 6:14 a.m., according to York County 911.


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The tip of the sinkhole at Old Castle Industrial Minerals at S. Biesecker is estimated at 40 feet by 40 feet. (Ted Czech, York Daily Record)

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