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Florida Sinkhole Leads To Evacuations

Florida sinkholes are not an uncommon occurrence lately, but one that opened up in a Tampa suburb over the weekend led to evacuations and drew onlookers from several towns. The hole collapsed a large section of earth in a neighborhood and took out quite a bit of the road, as well. Authorities said the hole grew to be about 30 …

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Florida Sinkhole Finally Filled In By Workers

The two Florida residents whose homes stood on top of a massive sinkhole are finally breathing a sigh of relief after workers and rescue crews labored around the clock to fill in the cavernous pit with a mixture of cement and sand. The gigantic sinkhole, which had a width of 50 feet and depth of 60 feet, opened up between …

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Florida Sinkhole Reopens and Threatens Neighborhood

A Florida Sinkhole more than 25 feet across and 50 feet deep opened up between two homes this weekend in the Florida residential community “The Villages.” The hole opened after heavy rainfall in the area put stress on the soil, causing the ground to collapse. This new sinkhole comes just weeks after a previous sinkhole was filled in on the …

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Second Sinkhole Appears in Tampa Bay Area

It appears that the Earth may be attempting to swallow Tampa Bay, Florida. Less than one week after a sinkhole reported to be 30 feet across pulled a man named Jeffrey Bush to his death, Reuters is reporting that a second sinkhole has appeared in the Tampa area. The new sinkhole opened up underneath a fence and no injuries have …

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Florida Sinkhole Opens Up, Swallows Man

A Florida sinkhole has pulled a man into a cavern that extends an estimated 100 feet across, and investigators say they haven’t found signs of life during their search for him. Jeffrey Bush’s brother, Jeremy, says he heard an incredibly loud crash and then a scream for help. When he ran into Jeffrey’s bedroom, he found the entire room collapsed …

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