Sinkhole swallows two homes, continues to grow in Florida

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County officials have begun tagging doors at nearby streets, in case homeowners need to quickly escape. - A depression has formed and continues to grow in a neighborhood in Land O' Lakes on Friday morning.

According to Pasco County Fire Rescue, one home is a complete loss and the second home is a 60 percent loss. The boat fell in. Surrounding homes were evacuated as a safety precaution.

The following video, provided by WFTS, shows a home destroyed by the sinkhole.

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The sinkhole started out as the size of a small swimming pool but keeps growing. Authorities said there have been no reported injuries.

The sinkhole then swallowed the home. WFLA News Channel 8 did some digging and found that the home was also sold in 2015 as a "repaired" home.

Property records note a sinkhole confirmed in 2012 as "stabilised". The residents had already left the home to go to work.

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"Mother Nature is going to take what Mother Nature is going to take", he said.

Officials say Duke Energy cut power to about 100 homes in the neighborhood.

The American Red Cross is helping displaced families.

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