This sinkhole in Mexico has swallowed a house and 2 dogs. And it’s still growing.
Back in May, a farm in Mexico started developing a sinkhole that has since caused the evacuation of a family living in a nearby house, the collapse of that same house and a rescue operation for two dogs that, like the house, were also swallowed up by the sinkhole.
50-foot sinkhole reopens outside Florida sports bar
PASCO COUNTY, Fla. – Residents in Pasco County are watching a bad situation get worse as a sinkhole continues to grow. The hole first opened up on Jan. 7 outside a popular sports bar in New Port Richey. A company filled the hole to prevent further growth, but it didn’t work and the hole is now about 50 feet wide. Because the hole is on private land, the property owner is now working with a contractor to fill and repair the hole again.
Sinkhole in Florida neighborhood expands to 50 feet wide, 30 feet deep
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A sinkhole that opened last week in north Florida neighborhood expanded on Thursday, leading officials to urge residents from six nearby homes to evacuate. The sinkhole appeared to be about 50 feet wide and about 30 feet deep, said JoAnne Rice, interim chief at Gainesville Fire Rescue. Full Screen 1 / 6 The sinkhole appeared to be about 50 feet wide and about 30 feet deep, said JoAnne Rice, interim chief at Gainesville Fire Rescue. Rice told the newspaper that city officials urged the residents in six homes near the sinkhole to leave until geological experts deem the area safe. Gainesville Fire Rescue will monitor the sinkhole and decide if more evacuations are needed, Rice said.
Three sinkholes open near state park in Volusia, residents may need to vacate homes
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – As if an approaching hurricane and an ongoing global pandemic wasn’t enough, Florida has to throw a few more curveballs for residents in the form of a few sinkholes. Residents who live near DeLeon Springs State Park may be forced to vacate their homes after three sinkholes opened Friday damaging a road, and causing muddy water to come into some indoor plumbing, Volusia County Government officials said. A 40-foot sinkhole opened near DeLeon Springs State Park Friday morning, leading to the discovery of two smaller sinkholes, county officials said. The county building inspector said if the hole continues to expand residents may need to vacate their homes. Some residents have reported muddy or unclear water coming into their toilet tanks and from their faucets.
Possible sinkhole opens up on private DeBary property, city officials say
Possible sinkhole opens up on private DeBary property, city officials sayDEBARY, Fla. – Portions of a road along a private DeBary property have sloughed off in what city officials said has the “characteristics” of a sinkhole, according to a news release. The depression occurred in the area of the DeBary Villas Apartments in the North Charles Richard Beall Boulevard area. City officials said that no homes or residents are in any danger from the depression. “While it does have characteristics of a sinkhole, without having a geotechnical firm evaluate the site, it cannot be confirmed,” city officials said. “As it is on private property, it would be up to the property owners to obtain a geotechnical firm to evaluate.”City officials said they would continue to monitor the depression and take appropriate action as necessary.
Ambulance falls into possible sinkhole in Orlando neighborhood
Ambulance falls into possible sinkhole in Orlando neighborhoodPublished: February 20, 2020, 6:49 amEmergency crews were responding to a call for help in an Orlando neighborhood when their ambulance fell into a possible sinkhole, officials said.
St. Cloud pipe collapse could take two months to repair
CLOUD, Fla. – The City of St. Cloud has commenced with repairs to the stormwater pipe that collapsed overnight Wednesday. The collapsed pipe caused the concrete walkway above to crack, creating a 10-feet wide hole. Officials had originally thought the pipe repair would take a minimum of two days, now officials are saying the repairs could take up to two months because of the size of the pipe. Timeline: Approximately 1 to 2 months; Due the large size of the pipe, availability will dictate the timeline for repairs.
Bicyclist falls into 12-feet deep hole in St. Cloud
CLOUD, Fla. – A bicyclist was hospitalized Wednesday after falling into a 12-feet-deep hole in St. Cloud, according to police. A man riding his bike fell into the hole around 3:40 a.m. was taken to a hospital, according to St. It was later leaned that the hole was caused by the pipe collapse. ***PSA***Old Canoe Creek Road is shutdown in all directions from Neptune Road to 13th Street (US 192) for an undetermined amount of time.
Residents return home after sinkhole opens outside Altamonte Springs condo complex
Residents return home after sinkhole opens outside Altamonte Springs condo complexPublished: November 4, 2019, 1:15 pmResidents evacuated after a sinkhole opened outside their condo building last week were allowed to return to their homes Monday.