Photos: Florida resort sinkhole

Updated 11:28 AM ET, Wed August 14, 2013
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A 60-foot-wide sinkhole formed under a resort in central Florida late on Sunday, August 11, forcing guests out of their rooms as one three-story building collapsed and another slowly sank. John Raoux/AP Photo
Inspectors look over damage to buildings on Monday, August 12. John Raoux/AP Photo
Guests at the Summer Bay Resort in Clermont, about 10 minutes from Walt Disney World, called for help before the collapse, saying they heard loud noises and windows cracking. Red Huber/Orlando Sentinel/MCT via Getty Images
All guests inside the buildings -- an estimated 35 people, authorities said -- were evacuated before the first structure crumbled. John Raoux/AP Photo
Florida is known for sinkholes. The Florida Senate Committee on Banking and Insurance reported that insurers received 24,671 claims for sinkhole damage in that state alone between 2006 and 2010. John Raoux/AP Photo