Second Sinkhole Forms Near Home in Central Florida

A second sinkhole opened in Apopka, just a half mile from the hole that swallowed a portion of a home Tuesday.

The 30-foot-deep hole was reported just after 11 a.m. on Thursday.

The hole formed about 100-feet away from a home. Officials taped off the area and are monitoring the hole.

The hole opened near the one that swallowed part of a home in Apopka in central Florida Tuesday.

The sinkhole was reported shortly after 8 a.m. on Tuesday at a home on W. Kelly Park Road, Orange County officials said.

A family was home at the time but was able to evacuate the home without injuries.

Officials said the sinkhole was about 25 feet wide and 15 feet deep, and more of the home could collapse into the hole.

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