Crews in Ford City respond to crevasse near Taft Highway

Posted at 4:03 PM, Jan 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-24 19:07:48-05

Crews in Ford City responded to reports of a crevasse near Cedar Street and Taft Highway Monday morning.

The deep open crack measured up to 6 feet wide, according to eyewitnesses. Kern County fire was on scene.

The opening has been filled and compacted. No homes were immediately threatened.

A video of the crevasse was posted on Facebook by the Taft News Network: