Dramatic Photos: Block-Long Baltimore Sinkhole Swallows Cars

A block-long sinkhole opened up Wednesday in northeast Baltimore, swallowing up cars and forcing the evacuation of rowhouses on 26th Street.

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Cars are perched precariously on the edge of a sinkhole that opened up Wednesday, April 30, in the Charles Village neighborhood of Baltimore, as heavy rain moves through the region. Click through to see more of the sinkhole's damage.
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Rowhouses were evacuated after the sinkhole opened up next to CSX train tracks along the first block of 26h Street. Train traffic was shut down, too.
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Emergency officials carefully approached cars dangling over the edge of the sinkhole.
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Firefighters looked on as this car began to slide into the sinkhole.
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Baltimore Gas and Electric utility employees huddle while responding to the sinkhole.
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