KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - A large drop-out opened up on the University of Tennessee Campus, Friday morning. A drop-out is much like a sink hole cause by water movement.
Water was temporarily shut off inside Perkins and Ferris — Two buildings located on "The Hill" near Ayres Hall.
Natural gas lines were shut off for safety reasons on The Hill.
Officials said soil erosion from a water main break is to blame.