Florida sinkhole home torn down; family rescues important personal items

Posted at 7:07 PM, Mar 03, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-03 19:07:05-05

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA (PIX11)– The house in Hillsborough County Florida that was swallowed by a sinkhole was knocked down on Sunday.

The 60-foot-deep hole killed a man in his sleep on Thursday.

After ending the search for the body yesterday, crews worked today to tear down the house.

All of the victim’s personal property was taken to a safe zone for his family to recover.

Among the things saved was the only photo the family had of their grandmother.