house blasted by 3000 gallons of sewage - Posted by Gene

Posted by Joe on May 11, 2006 at 17:18:09:

It depends … how often do the McCormicks flush their bacon grease down the drain?

house blasted by 3000 gallons of sewage - Posted by Gene

Posted by Gene on May 11, 2006 at 14:58:00:

As a landlord and rehaber I have seen some bizar stuff happend to properties but this one takes the cake…

$HIT hitting the fan?
House Blasted by 3,000 Gallons of Sewage

Friday, April 21, 2006

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(04-21) 13:05 PDT Charlotte, N.C. (AP) ?

Utility workers trying to blast out a grease clog from a sewer line forced 3,000 gallons of raw sewage into a couple?s home, forcing them to abandon their house while hoping that the city makes good on a promise to clean up and repair the damage.

Mac and Meg McCormick say city leaders have also promised to pay for their stay in a hotel until the repairs are complete. The couple doesn?t have any of the agreement in writing, and city officials have declined to discuss the case because it?s ongoing.

?We feel we have no choice but to put our trust and faith in the hands of the city,? Meg McCormick said this week as movers hauled damaged furniture from her house. ?And I?ll be honest, that?s a little scary.?

Scott Denham, the risk manager for Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, declined to discuss the details of the sewage backup, but did say, ?There?s no question of the severity of this event.?

City officials don?t even know how much the repairs and cleanup will cost, Denham said. Meg McCormick said she has received estimates of $75,000 to $150,000. The house has a tax value of $101,300.

and you though you were having a sh*tty day NT - Posted by Rod

Posted by Rod on May 11, 2006 at 18:20:29: