Disney-area resort collapses into 100-feet wide sinkhole in Clermont

Summer Bay Resort Sinkhole ( Red Huber / Orlando Sentinel / August 12, 2013 )
Summer Bay Resort Sinkhole
( Red Huber / Orlando Sentinel / August 12, 2013 )

By Arelis R. Hernández, Stephen Hudak and Eloísa Ruano González, Orlando Sentinel

First came the cracking sounds. Then windows started blowing out. And before they knew it, guests felt the ground beneath their Lake County resort near Disney World sinking into the earth.

Guests had only 10 to 15 minutes to escape collapsing buildings at the Summer Bay Resort on U.S. Highway 192 in the Four Corners area, when a large sinkhole — about 100 feet in diameter — opened late Sunday.

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One comment

  1. It is certainly a pity to have to experience the horror of any “sinkhole”, but how many are aware that the nations largest sinkhole is right here in Indian River County, it is the City of Vero Beach Utilities!

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