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Giant sinkhole swallows Disney World resort buildings – nearly 40 residents scramble to escape collapsing building

The ground shook and windows blew out in Lake County, Florida on Sunday as a resort near Disney World collapsed while sinking into a 100-foot wide sinkhole. Guests were given a scant 10-15 minute warning to evacuate the Summer Bay Resort as the building cracked and popped during its fall into the giant sinkhole. All guests managed to escape and no one was injured but nearly 40 guests lost personal belongings to the massive sinkhole. Security guard Richard Shanley was on duty and sprang into action as the buildings began to collapse. Shanley ran room to room beating on doors and assisting people as they scampered through windows to escape the collapse. “It was scary. You don't know what to do. It was a matter of just