HOUSTON COUNTY, Ala. (WTVY) — A Houston County family is living on the edge
A sinkhole opened up alongside their home.
Now, they are consulting with an engineering company out of Tallahassee to figure out how to fix the problem.
Sinkholes are pretty common in Florida, but not as much in Alabama.
So what can you do to protect your home?
Andrew Anderson who is an All-State agent in Dothan says:
"I would just encourage everybody to reach out to their agent and just to make sure that they understand what their homeowner's policy will and won't do in the event of a sinkhole collapse or an earthquake."
We will be following this story and bring you updates as work continues.