Large sinkhole swallows back of Hudson home
POSTED: Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 9:30am
UPDATED: Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 9:45am
Hudson, FL (Bay News 9) — A sinkhole has swallowed the back of a home of a woman in Hudson.
Pasco County Fire officials said the sinkhole is currently 40 feet wide and 20 feet deep. Officials said the ground collapsed behind the home in the 14000 block of Shoal Dr. around 3 p.m. Wednesday.
A neighbor at the scene said they heard a "crashing" sound as the home sank into the ground.
The woman was not home at the time of the collapse, but has returned to the home. There are no injuries reported at this time.
Officials are working to determine if other structures and land around the home are safe.