Two homes built on swamp land were swallowed up by a sinkhole in Pasco County today, July 14th, 2017.
This incident pretty much ruined their Friday, but nobody was injured.
If you build your home on swamp land, you’re gonna have a bad time…
ABC Action News reports the details:
- The sinkhole started as a depression that opened up behind a home at 21825 Ocean Pines Drive
- First call came in at 7:21 a.m.
- Fire Rescue crews arrived on scene at 7:36 a.m.
- Two homes are destroyed: 21835 Ocean Pines Drive and 21825 Ocean Pines Drive
- No injuries reported
- State geologist has verified it is an ACTIVE sinkhole, still growing
- Perimeter set at 200-300 feet
- 11 homes voluntarily evacuated from the area
- Pasco Fire Rescue removed two dogs from one home
- 100 homes are without power
- Citizens who need help can reach out to the Red Cross, Salvation Army, and Pasco County Human Services at 727-847-2411