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Illinois Residents of Shelby County May Be at Risk for Mine Subsidence

TOWER HILL, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ -- The Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund (IMSIF) is expanding its consumer education campaign to make residents of Shelby County aware of the possibility that their homes may be built over abandoned mines, which would make them at risk for possible mine subsidence.

Homeowners may be in Hidden Peril if residing in Woodford and Marshall Counties, Illinois

ROANOKE, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ -- Residents of Woodford and Marshall counties are being warned about the possibility of mine subsidence damage occurring to homes built over abandoned, underground mines. The warning is being issued by the Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund (IMSIF) in its continuing effort to educate consumers about the risk of mine subsidence in Illinois.