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Baltimore Sinkhole Swallows Multiple Parked Cars

A large sinkhole opened up and swallowed at least 10 cars in Baltimore on Wednesday. Those who witnessed the collapse of the street described it like a scene from a Hollywood movie. One man, whose car slipped down the sinkhole, said that the incident happened in just a few seconds. The ground just gave way and the “cars just kind …

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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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ZR1 Blue Devil Corvette Recovered From Sinkhole

The National Corvette Museum has started recovering the eight cars that fell into the sinkhole that appeared in the museum last month. The museum, which is located near the assembly plant where Corvettes are built, houses more or less 80 vehicles. The sinkhole appeared in the museum’s Skydome and swallowed eight vehicles. The hole has grown to 30 feet deep …

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Corvette Museum Sinkhole Swallows Eight Cars In Kentucky

Something strange is happening at a museum in Kentucky. A sinkhole formed in the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky, swallowing up eight vintage cars in the process. The cars had been on display, and due to a strange phenomenon, they are gone forever. An enormous sinkhole opened in the floor of the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky on Wednesday morning, …

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Sinkhole Swallows 8 Corvettes at National Corvette Museum

According to the National Corvette Museum, a 40 ft-wide sinkhole opened up early Wednesday morning under the Skydome area of the museum. And with “heavy hearts” they are reporting that 8 corvettes fell victim. The cars affected include a 1993 ZR-1 Spyder on loan from General Motors, a 2009 ZR1 “Blue Devil” on loan from General Motors and six cars …

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Sinkhole Devours Home In Florida

It is suspected that there is a possible sinkhole in Pinellas County, Florida. On Thursday, many people were forced to evacuate their homes in Dunedin after a hole allegedly appeared in the backyard of a family home. The sinkhole appeared around 5 a.m. consuming the home and frightening the confused residents who were uncertain of what was happening. The Dupre …

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Bayou Corne Sinkhole Expected to Double in Size

Ongoing activity near the sinkhole at Bayou Corne that started a year ago, leads experts to believe that it will double in size. It has taken a year to grow to it’s current size of about 26 acres. Experts say they expect the monstrous sinkhole to double in size to 50 acres, according to Fox. Homeowners in the area around …

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I-80 Sinkhole Opens In California, Disrupts Traffic

A 3-foot wide sinkhole has opened in the middle of the interstate in Truckee, California today, causing huge disruptions to traffic as workers hurry to repair it. The hole opened early this morning in a construction zone and is about eight feet deep. Officials say a stream runs under that section of road, and water is often the cause of …

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Sinkhole Swallows Trees In Louisiana: VIDEO

An enormous sinkhole in Assumption Parish, Louisiana swallowed several trees on Wednesday and the entire thing was caught on video. The sinkhole, which was first documented last year, has only grown in size over the past several months. The trees it takes down go completely underwater in a matter of seconds in the eerie video, vanishing like a magician’s illusion …

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Sinkhole Disney World: Dozens Forced to Evacuate Resort

Disney World is the ultimate dream for children of all ages; with rides, shows, and mascots abounding, the place is a fantasy land where every wish becomes a reality. Unless, of course, you happen to be one of those exhausted, flustered parents with a screaming five-year-old. Or, you know, the resort you’re staying at happens to collapse into a sinkhole. …

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Louisiana Sinkhole Forces Evacuation Of 350 Residents

A sinkhole that has reached 22 acres in size is forcing the evacuation of 350 people in Louisiana after an underground salt dome cavern collapsed. The original hole opened up last August, and now several families are having to give up their homes as oil and natural gas comes to the surface, making the area unsafe. Texas Brine Co., the …

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