Florida Sinkhole Home to Be Demolished

Gio Benitez details the danger the sinkhole poses to neighboring houses.
2:01 | 03/03/13

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Well, we'll turn now to new details on that growing sinkhole in florida. Officials now saying that the home that swallowed a man asleep in his bed will be demolished. His body left buried 150 feet below but the story far from over. Now neighboring houses being in danger of being sucked in, as well. Gio beneath tez is there in seffner, florida, with the latest, good morning, gio. Reporter: You know, new tests have revealed much of the ground in this community is simply too unsafe. This morning, two more homes are in jeopardy of being swallowed by that massive sinkhole. We determined that the house right next to the that's actually damaged is also compromised. Reporter: The families in this house and now this house were given just 20 minutes to gather their belongings as engineers fear if they stay the unthinkable could happen again. How rare is what we've seen here? Well, certainly you get at least dozens of sinkholes a year, but to have one occur right in the center of a home and certainly to injure and even kill somebody I've never heard of that happening before. Reporter: Overnight they called off their search for 37-year-old jeff bush. The mission has changed because we can no longer sustain a rescue effort. The site is entirely unstable. Reporter: He is now buried 100 feet underground devastating his family. He didn't deserve to go like this. Reporter: Bush's brother jeremy had tried to save him when the floor suddenly gave way. I'm so sorry that they can't get him out of the hole and that's the last place he's going to be. Reporter: Family and friends did the best they could saying good-bye bringing flowers to bush's final pressing place. I tried. I tried my hardest. I tried my very hardest. Reporter: So now the house with the sinkhole behind me that will be demolished this morning. As you heard it is entirely unstable. What happens next well, it's too early to tell.

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