Official: No signs sinkhole is expanding in size

Official: No signs sinkhole is expanding in size

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- An official at a Florida resort says it doesn't appear the sinkhole that partially swallowed a villa is growing.

Summer Bay Resort President Paul Caldwell told reporters during a news conference Tuesday that engineers examined the 100-foot sinkhole at Clermont resort and determined there's no reason to believe it will grow.

Caldwell says the resort remains open, with three buildings still unoccupied. The resort is taking claims from guests staying in the collapsed building. Guests from two adjacent buildings to the collapse are being allowed in with escorts to retrieve possessions.

On Monday a third of one 24-unit villa collapsed. Affected guests were evacuated and no injuries reported. The three-story villa was reported as a total loss.

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