In North Wolcott, some homes are literally holding on for dear life. Residents in the area say it’s a matter of weeks, if not days, when some homes may no longer be standing. Justin Martin, North Wolcott resident, said he’s shocked.
“Yeah it’s pretty crazy,” said Martin.
A perfect mixture of wild weather and months long rising lake levels is to blame for the eroding land where many of these homes are located. What was once a solid foundation is now disappearing into the lake. It’s a sight that Martin isn’t used to seeing.
“We always come down here jet skiing, so we knew where the house was at. We decided to come down here and it certainly looks a lot different from when we were jet skiing,” said Martin.
Other homeowners in the area are planning to move elsewhere in the time being. It’s a sight for residents that’s too close for comfort.