Two american homes were reduced to rubble and kindling, since a landslide on Saturday sent them out over the cliff and down on the banks of the Tennessee River in Hardin County, about 185 miles east of the city of Memphis. It recounts, among other AP, and the fire department in Hardin County.
Fortunately, there was no one at home in the two houses as they rushed along. This one was uninhabited, while the residents of the second was reached in safety before the accident occurred.
Jordskreddet was not only out of the two houses. A nearby route is also affected to the extent that the authorities have chosen to close it permanently.
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First went jordskreddet out over the houses. Then began the road to crack. Therefore, it is now permanently closed. Photo: Hardin County Fire Department.
- We are never going to re-open this part, it is simply too dangerous. It is not a question of whether to repair it - we will have to move the full, reads it from the data in the Hardin County road services department Steve Cromwell.
According to Cromwell, there were no cracks in the road Saturday night, when jordskreddet began. Monday had the way to turn beaten large cracks, which is a clear sign that jordskreddet is not over.
- this morning there was a visible, approximately five centimeters wide crack and then try to see now! It should not be solved temporarily, the road to here is closed permanently, said fire chief at Hardin County Melvin Martin, who inspected the cracked road with Steve Cromwell, Monday at 14 local time.