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Mudslide threatens homes

PERRY COUNTY, KY (WAVE) - Several homes are evacuated and one abandoned home torn down after a mudslide threatened homes in Perry County Wednesday.

Officials say workers in a nearby mine noticed water in a place that there should not have been water before the slide started.

Officials say one abandoned house which was in the path of the slide was torn down for safety reasons.

Engineers are on the scene to assess the next steps in order to prevent the mudslide from reaching the homes below it.

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