WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A severe thunderstorm Monday night caused a sinkhole to open near an apartment building in downtown Winston-Salem.
The property at 648 Holly Ave. adjoins the property of the former AIDS Care Service house, which was damaged by water flowing from a severe thunderstorm on Aug. 7, 2000. The house was eventually torn down.
A utility pole was in danger of falling Tuesday morning after most of the ground around it was washed out. Crews from Duke Energy, AT&T and Time Warner Cable were on the scene to evaluate the situation.
Read more: Winston-Salem Journal