Tag Archives: Florida

Leesburg, Florida. June 27th, 2011.

  New July 21st pictures, showing the continuing structure collapse:     June 27th pictures:   A sinkhole devoured a chunk of a commercial building and a sliver of a residential street near the city’s downtown today, forcing officials to … Continue reading

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Tarpon Springs, Florida. June 19th, 2011.

Sinkhole swarm, Florida, started Thursday June 16th, 2011. Charles Driver is very familiar with the type of crime scene tape that surrounds Ed Dorsett Park in Tarpon Springs. “I’m a retired corrections officer it brings a lot to mind when … Continue reading

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Spring Hill, Florida. June 6th, 2011.

A suspected sinkhole has opened on the property of a home located at 4016 Everett Avenue in Spring Hill. As of Monday afternoon, the 25-foot hole, which has eaten away at the foundation of the home, was under investigation by … Continue reading

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Bartow, Florida. April 6th, 2011.

The sinkhole opened Friday morning in a fenced water retention area in the Summerlin Oaks apartment complex at 980 E. Church St. Some residents were curious about it and interested in the efforts to fill it, but said they didn’t … Continue reading

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Polk County, Florida. April 6th, 2011.

A 28-foot deep sinkhole had opened up in the fenced-in water retention area on the west side of the complex at 980 E. Church St. A driveway and parking lot separate the retention area from the apartment buildings. So who … Continue reading

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Orlando, Florida. April 2nd, 2011.

Lake County school officials are filling a 30-foot deep sinkhole that opened last night at Sorrento Elementary School. School employees noticed around 9 p.m. Thursday a nearby retention pond that had been filled by this week’s heavy rain went bare. … Continue reading

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Tarpon Springs, Florida. April 2nd, 2011.

A sinkhole has opened up along a street in Tarpon Springs. Witnesses say it’s about about five to six feet deep and about 10 feet wide and it keeps growing. South Disston Avenue was waterlogged in the storms earlier this week and now the … Continue reading

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Panama City, Florida. February 20th, 2011.

The Panama City utility director says a corroded sewer line broke and caused a sinkhole at the intersection of Jenks and Airport Road.  It happened just before 4p.m. Saturday. The hole is about 5 feet in diameter and nearly 13 … Continue reading

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Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park, Gainesville, Florida.

Although geologists can’t say for certain, the Devil’s Millhopper sinkhole probably started forming ten to fifteen thousand years ago. Here are the historical and informational descriptions from some placards around the park: Devil’s Millhopper Name During the last century, the grist … Continue reading

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Miami, Florida. January 24th, 2011.

Several Miami-Dade homes were evacuated as a precaution after a water main break. (Source: Miami Fire Rescue Lt. Ignatius Carroll) MIAMI (CBS4) — Residents of one Miami-Dade neighborhood got off to a soggy start Sunday when a water main burst … Continue reading

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