Tampa sinkhole swallows car, continues to grow [VIDEO]

Tampa sinkhole: A 20-foot-wide, 10-foot-deep hole has opened up in a street in Tampa, forcing the evacuation of 11 families. The hole continues to grow, say officials.

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A Tampa sinkhole has claimed this 1995 Toyota Camry. Officials say that it continues to grow.

A growing sinkhole (video below) has swallowed a car and forced 11 families to evacuate a building near the University of South Florida.

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue says the sinkhole measures about 20 feet wide and 10 feet deep. Residents called authorities early Sunday when they noticed the hole in the parking lot next to their building.

No injuries were reported.

Fire Rescue Chief Frank Fernandez says the hole continues to grow.

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