Sinkhole opens between two homes in Seffner - FOX 13 News

Sinkhole opens between two homes in Seffner

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Some kids playing in the neighborhood discovered the sinkhole just after 7 p.m. Saturday night. Some kids playing in the neighborhood discovered the sinkhole just after 7 p.m. Saturday night.
SEFFNER (FOX 13) -

Another sinkhole has opened up in Seffner.

The chasm appeared just after 7 p.m. Saturday between two homes in the 1400 block of Lakeshore Ranch Dr. The location is approximately 1.6 miles from the sinkhole that opened up on Faithway Dr. on February 28th.

A 43-year-old Hillsborough County man who was asleep at the time lost his life when he fell into the sinkhole.

According to a Hillsborough County Fire Rescue report the hole is 8' by 5' and 10 feet deep. It was discovered by some kids playing in the neighborhood.

The residents of both homes on either side of the hole were temporarily evacuated as a precaution but were allowed to spend the night there. The crater did not expand.

Engineers with Hillsborough County's Code Enforcement are evaluating the situation.

 

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