Tag Archives: Florida

Brooksville, Florida. 17th August, 2012.

Flood waters from Tropical Storm Debby forced an elderly Central Florida man from his home.  Now, three sinkholes have swallowed his front yard and are just feet from his house. Back in June, two good Samaritans, Josh Sanchez and Luis … Continue reading

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Brooksville, Florida. 26th June, 2012.

Besides high winds, flooding and widespread damage, Tropical Storm Debby has aggravated another ongoing problem. Sinkholes. Several opened up in the past couple of days, and officials are concerned about the possibility of more in Hernando and Pasco counties, the … Continue reading

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Hudson, Florida. 21st June, 2011.

“I never thought this would happen to me,” she said Wednesday afternoon, sitting at the kitchen table in her neighbor’s home, voice thick with unshed tears. “I don’t know where I’ll go now.” At about 3 p.m., a sinkhole under … Continue reading

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Naples, Florida. May 31st, 2012.

NORTH NAPLES — The devil’s work? “We’re just happy campers,” McGill said. “Usually it’s a little bigger crowd, but with all the moving it’s been a bit smaller.” With a temporary home secured, Shuck’s attention returns to the lawsuit with … Continue reading

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Windmere, Florida. 4th May, 2012.

An enormous and still-growing sinkhole that has led a family to evacuate their Florida home is now inching closer toward swallowing their house, raising concern among neighbors that they will also have to flee the area. The Lambro family awoke … Continue reading

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Polk City, Florida. December 30th, 2011.

The occupants of two small SUVs that pulled into an Interstate 4 rest area near Polk City got a huge surprise Thursday morning: Their vehicles had fallen into a sinkhole. The hole appeared about 10:30 a.m., and by late afternoon … Continue reading

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Plant City, Florida. December 25th, 2011.

MERRY CHRISTMAS! When Carla Chapman moved to Trapnell Ridge, she thought she’d found her dream home. Located on Berry Blossom Lane in a subdivision nestled among strawberry fields, the new, two-story house seemed idyllic. For a while, it was. At … Continue reading

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Fort Myers, Florida. October 20th, 2011.

Luckett Road will reopen to traffic at approximately 6 p.m. on October 20th. The road was closed due to repairs for a water main break. A water main break left a sinkhole near the intersection of Luckett Rd. and Golden … Continue reading

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Ocala, Florida. October 10th, 2011.

In a nearby sinkhole caused by the same storm a parked SUV fell into another sinkhole. I think this one is very impressive.

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Marion County, Florida. October 10th, 2011.

A Marion County family whose home was teetering on a sinkhole was forced to move out. The big hole opened up Monday after all the heavy rain over the weekend. “It’s like a bad dream, literally, it’s like a bad dream,” said … Continue reading

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