Sinkholes open up across Long Island after record rain

Emergency personnel respond to the scene where tow

Emergency personnel respond to the scene where tow truck and other cars collapsed in sinkholea inside the parking lot of the AutoZone at the shopping Center on Middle Country Road near Mark Tree Road Thursday evening in Centereach on Aug. 14, 2014. (Credit: James Carbone)

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After record rainfall on Long Island on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, sinkholes opened up at various spots across the island, in parking lots, strip malls and backyards.

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