Two homes take plunge into the Tennessee River over the weekend

Hardin County landslide causes two homes to collapse in the Tennessee River.

HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. — Two homes in Hardin County, Tenn. took a plunge into the Tennessee River Saturday evening.

Hardin County Fire Department in Savannah, Tenn., received video when a house collapsed during a landslide.

Hardin Co. firefighters were called just after 5 p.m. to the 4800 block of Glendale Rd. for fears of a landslide along the Tennessee River.

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Two houses were in danger of a collapse, but only one of the homes was being lived in. The homeowners were evacuated.

Just an hour later, the vacant house took a plunge down the steep bank. Sunday afternoon, the second home collapsed into the river.

The vacant house on the left collapsed during a landslide Saturday in Hardin Co., Tennessee. The one on the right was evacuated and is in extreme danger of collapsing.
The vacant house on the left collapsed during a landslide Saturday in Hardin Co., Tennessee. The one on the right was evacuated and is in extreme danger of collapsing. (HARDIN COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT)
The second home off of Glendale Rd. in Hardin County collapsed Sunday afternoon.
The second home off of Glendale Rd. in Hardin County collapsed Sunday afternoon. (HARDIN COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT)

TDOT closed the area of Glendale Rd. between Coffee Landing Rd. and Small Rd. due to the collapse, which is about 20 feet from Glendale Rd.

The fire departments ask everyone to avoid the area.