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Massive "Fatberg" Clogs Michigan Sewer

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(WDIV) A massive fatberg is clogging up a sewer system in Macomb County, Michigan. 

"A fatberg is the accumulation of grease and any foreign objects beside just sewage that collects inside a city main line," plumber Jeremy Matt explains.

The fatberg is about 100 feet long, 11 feet wide and 6 feet tall. The grease, fats and oils combine with objects such as baby wipes to create a nasty clog.

Macomb County officials hope exposing the fatberg will make residents more conscious about what does down their drains.

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