EVENING UPDATE: Officials and engineers update recovery of man swallowed by sinkhole in Seffner

SEFFNER, Fla. - Friday evening, Officials updated the search for a man swallowed by sinkhole in Seffner.

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  • Hole is 30 feet wide and 20 feet deep
  • Crews will demolish part of house before they dig to recover body
  • Listening devices have not detected any sign of life
  • Cameras have been placed into the hole
  • Initial collapse was followed closely by another collapse
  • Neighboring homes have been evacuated
  • Experts expect the sinkhole to grow


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