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Derry Township home damaged during construction

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Mari Yi has run her floral business out of her Derry Township home on Chocolate Avenue for over two decades.

She says while she was working inside she heard a loud bang, and moments later her home was shaking. She said she thought it was an earthquake.

Yi lives next door to the Chipotle Restaurant construction site. She ran outside and realized it was heavy equipment that was moving ground that caused her home to shake. She asked to operator to stop, and he did.

According to Yi, there damage to her home. She has discovered cracks inside and out, and she called Derry Township officials who inspected the home and deemed it safe.

Yi says she has been in touch with her insurance company. She hope the contractor's insurance will cover the costs for repairs.

She's opposed the building of the restaurant. She has a lawsuit pending that covers outside dining and parking lot issues.

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