Massive holes swallow trucks outside Florida business, deputies say

Two large holes swallowed more than three work trucks outside a Florida business Wednesday, according to the owner.

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Deputies from the Orange County Sheriff's Office said they found "a large fracture in the ground between two lakes that had collapsed" at Florida Trailer Services on Boggy Creek Road.

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"Numerous large construction vehicles fell into the fracture," a news release said.

The owner said a security guard found two holes just before 1 a.m.

Deputies said one of the holes is at least 30 yards wide.

"A man who was sleeping, the guard, he called me by the phone. Then, I said, ’Wow. It's terrible," witness Luis Casas said.

The Sheriff's Office contacted the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to determine whether the holes are sinkholes or fractures caused by something else.

No one was injured.

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