Sinkhole forces evacuation of three homes in New Port Richey

by Michael Mosher on August 30, 2012

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NEW PORT RICHEY – A sinkhole in Pasco County forces out some homeowners and leaves others worried there could be more damage.

It started Tuesday right in front of an end unit in the Tall Pines subdivision in New Port Richey. The homes were evacuated as officials made sure it wasn’t getting any bigger.

In all, three units were evacuated. But no one was hurt, including the woman who lives directly in front of the sinkhole.

“She was standing there and it just fell.  And I looked out and there it was. There was nothing there.  It’s the first one I’ve seen in Florida,” said neighbor Frank Phinney.

There was a car parked there, but it was moved before the driveway fell into the ground.

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