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Demolition began Sunday morning for home of sinkhole victim

11:09 AM, Mar 3, 2013   |    comments
  • Engineers work gingerly Saturday morning to find out more about a slowly growing sinkhole that swallowed a Florida man in his bedroom, believing the entire house could eventually succumb to the unstable ground. Chris O'Meara, AP
  • SEFFNER, FL - MARCH 1: Jeff Bush's cousin Kyle Balcom (L) and brother Dustin Bush react after he was consumed by a sinkhole while lying in his bed last night, March 1, 2013 in Seffner, Florida. First responders were not able to reach Bush after he disappeared and now say it is a recovery mission. (Photo by Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)
  • Hillsborough County, Fla., firefighters stand by Saturday at the scene of a sinkhole that killed a man Thursday. Engineers began testing at 7 a.m. Saturday. It was not known whether the sinkhole leads to other caverns and chasms throughout the neighborhood. Chris O'Meara, AP
  • Engineers on Saturday survey the grounds of a home in Seffner, Fla., where a sinkhole opened up Thursday and swallowed a man. Experts say the entire lot is dangeous, and no one is allowed in the home. Chris O'Meara, AP
  • SEFFNER, FL - MARCH 1: Police tape surrounds the house of Jeff Bush, who was consumed by a sinkhole while lying in his bed last night, March 1, 2013 in Seffner, Florida. First responders were not able to reach Bush after he disappeared and now say it is a recovery mission. (Photo by Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)
  • Jeremy Bush places flowers and a stuffed animal at a makeshift memorial in front of the home where a sinkhole swallowed his brother Jeffrey. Chris O'Meara, AP
  • SEFFNER, FL - MARCH 1: A crowd gathers at the home of Jeff Bush after he was consumed by a sinkhole while lying in bed last night, March 1, 2013 in Seffner, Florida. First responders were not able to reach Bush after he disappeared and now say it is a recovery mission. (Photo by Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)
  • A Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputy escorts Brenda Bush as she places flowers at a makeshift memorial Saturday in front of a home in Seffner, Fla., where a sinkhole opened up underneath a bedroom late Thursday and swallowed her son, Jeffrey. Jeffrey Bush, 37, was in his bedroom Thursday night when the earth opened and took him and everything else in the room. Five other people were in the house but managed to escape unharmed. Chris O'Meara, AP
    
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Photos: Crews began demolishing a Florida home Sunday that is perched over a huge sinkhole, deeming it too dangerous to keep searching for the man swallowed into the earth from his bedroom.

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