Two homes collapse into sinkhole near Tampa Bay, Florida

DUNEDIN, Fla. - A home collapsed into a sinkhole in Dunedin, near Tampa Bay early Thursday morning.  

Deputies and EMS workers are on the scene at 1112 Robmar Road in the neighborhood just north of downtown Dunedin.

Duke Energy has shut down power to the area, and six other homes have been evacuated as a precaution.

At 7:00 a.m., Dunedin Deputy Fire Chief Tripp Barrs said that two homes were collapsing and the sinkhole, estimated at 80 feet wide and 40 feet deep, was still expanding. 

No injuries have been reported.

REPLAY:  House collapses as sinkhole grows. - Watch in video player above.

REPLAY:  Interview with family evacuated from collapsed home. - Watch video #2 in player above.

REPLAY:  D unedin Deputy Chief discusses giant sinkhole Watch video #3 in player above.

WATCH LIVE COVERAGE FROM OUR SISTER STATION ABC ACTION NEWS in TAMPA BAY HERE:  http://wfts.tv/V2uW2W .

Print this article Back to Top

Comments