Florida Vacation Resort Swallowed by Sinkhole

In the middle of the night, part of a hotel complex started to sink into the ground.
1:37 | 08/13/13

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And now we want to bring you the latest on the florida vacation resort swallowed by the sinkhole in the middle of the night. Tonight we hear from the calls to 911 from the people not sure what was happening and if help would come in time. We have been listening to those calls. Where's the patient located? It's not a patient, it's a build collapsing. . Reporter: In the calls today, you can hear the panic. We're trying to get them evacuated with and be it's collapsed. They don't know if they'll get to the rooms. Reporter: More than a hundred guests were being sucked into a assignment sinkhole. Do you know if they were evacuated ? They were trying to do it. I don't know if they were able to. Reporter: More than a hundred guests were being sucked into this giant sinkhole. They learned it was a hotel security guard who got everyone out and it blew. Contractors hired to test the ground say they believe it has stopped. The resort open for business today. There was no reason for us to believe it's going it grow or change. Reporter: This is as close as we can get to the villa. Sinkholes are common in florida because much of the state sits on limestone. It's easily compromised by water below or heavy rains above. At the resort, they're watching a small lake that sits in front of the collapsed buildings. If the water suddenly dirs, they'll know it's growing. Abc news, clermont, florida.

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