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School Bus Reportedly Gets Stuck In Sinkhole In Kensington

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Crews responded to the scene after a school bus reportedly became stuck in a sinkhole in Philadelphia's Kensington neighborhood.

Officials say the incident was reported around 3:30 p.m. Friday at the 400 block of E. Ontario Street.

Chopper 3 was over the scene where it appears the front wheel of the bus got caught in the sinkhole.

Kensington Sinkhole
(credit: Paul Brown/CBS3)


Officials tell CBS 3 Eyewitness News no one inside the bus was injured.

The Philadelphia Water Department responded to the scene.  They say a large hole in the sewer is what led to the sinkhole.

Water service has been fully restored to about 20 customers who were affected, according to the Water Department.

C and D Streets will remain closed.

Crews will begin repairs Saturday morning.

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