CBS News Philadelphia is investigating the emerging sinkhole problems in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania.
Concerned homeowners have reported expanding sinkholes around their properties, leading to worries about safety and property damage. Residents have taken to social media, urging Upper Darby Township officials to address the situation.
CBS Philadelphia reached out to the mayor and her team for comment, but no response was received. However, Township Council President Brian Burke expressed concern and pledged to raise the issue at an upcoming council meeting.
The possible involvement of sewer lines in the sinkhole formation is being considered.
The Department of Environmental Protection was contacted for information but claimed no knowledge of any complaints and suggested reaching out to their office directly. Residents, like Patty Starzi, await assistance and remain fearful of potential underground instability affecting their homes.
To find out more about sinkholes in Delaware County, check the Pennsylvania maps page.
Source: CBS News