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Florida man swallowed by sinkhole

Demolition experts watch as the home of Jeff

Demolition experts watch as the home of Jeff Bush, 37, is destroyed Sunday three days after a sinkhole opened up underneath it and swallowed Bush in Seffner, Fla. The 20-foot-wide opening of the sinkhole was almost covered by the house, and rescuers said there were no signs of life since the hole opened Thursday night. (March 3, 2013) Photo Credit: AP

A huge sinkhole about 30 feet across opened up under Jeff Bush's bedroom in his Florida home and swallowed him, taking all of the furniture too.

Hillsborough County firefighters remove salvaged items, from the
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Hillsborough County firefighters remove salvaged items, from the home where a sinkhole swallowed Jeffrey Bush, late Thursday in Seffner, Fla. Crews started the demolition of the home on Sunday, after search personnel failed to find Bush. (March 3, 2013)

A Hillsborough County, Fla., firefighter removes salvaged items,
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A Hillsborough County, Fla., firefighter removes salvaged items, including a family photo, from the home where a sinkhole swallowed Jeffrey Bush, late Thursday in Seffner, Fla. Crews started the demolition of the home on Sunday, after search personnel failed to find Bush. (March 3, 2013)

Demolition experts watch as the home of Jeff
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Demolition experts watch as the home of Jeff Bush, 37, is destroyed in Seffner, Fla. The 20-foot-wide opening of the sinkhole was almost covered by the house, and rescuers said there were no signs of life since the hole opened Thursday night. (March 3, 2013)

Demolition experts watch as the home of Jeff
Photo Credit: AP

Demolition experts watch as the home of Jeff Bush, 37, is destroyed Sunday three days after a sinkhole opened up underneath it and swallowed Bush in Seffner, Fla. The 20-foot-wide opening of the sinkhole was almost covered by the house, and rescuers said there were no signs of life since the hole opened Thursday night. (March 3, 2013)

Jeremy Bush, center with hand on head, is
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Jeremy Bush, center with hand on head, is embraced by family and friends outside his home at 420 Faithway Drive in Seffner, Fla. In a matter of seconds, the earth opened under Jeff Bush's bedroom and swallowed him up like something out of a horror movie. (March 1, 2013)

Jeremy Bush, right, is consoled by an unidentified
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Jeremy Bush, right, is consoled by an unidentified woman Sunday, as he sits outside a home where a sinkhole opened up underneath lateThursday evening, swallowing his brother, Jeffrey Bush, in Seffner, Fla. Crews on Sunday began the demolition of the Florida home. (March 3, 2013)

An engineer, tethered with a safety line, walks
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An engineer, tethered with a safety line, walks in front of a home where a sinkhole opened up underneath a bedroom late Thursday evening and swallowed a man in Seffner, Fla. Jeffrey Bush, 37, was in his bedroom Thursday night when the earth opened and took him and everything else in his room. Bush's brother jumped into the hole to try to help, but he had to be rescued himself by a sheriff's deputy. (March 2, 2013)

Brenda Bush is escorted by a Hillsborough County
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Brenda Bush is escorted by a Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputy as she places flowers, at a makeshift memorial in front of a home where a sinkhole opened up underneath a bedroom late Thursday evening and swallowed her son Jeffrey in Seffner, Fla. Jeffrey Bush, 37, was in his bedroom Thursday night when the earth opened and took him and everything else in his room. (March 2, 2013)

Jeremy Bush places flowers and a stuffed animal
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Jeremy Bush places flowers and a stuffed animal at a makeshift memorial in front of a home where a sinkhole opened up underneath a bedroom late Thursday evening and swallowed his brother Jeffrey in Seffner, Fla. Jeffrey Bush, 37, was in his bedroom Thursday night when the earth opened and took him and everything else in his room. (March 2, 2013)

Engineers work in front of a home where
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Engineers work in front of a home where sinkhole opened up underneath a bedroom and swallowed a man in Seffner, Fla. Jeff Bush screamed for help and disappeared as a large sinkhole opened under the bedroom of his house, his brother said. (Mar. 1, 2013)

Jeremy Bush, brother of Jeff Bush, breaks down
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Jeremy Bush, brother of Jeff Bush, breaks down as he speaks to the media about attempting to rescue his brother as he disappeared in a sinkhole under their home in Seffner, Fla. Jeff Bush screamed for help and disappeared as a large sinkhole opened under the bedroom of the house, his brother said Friday. (March 1, 2013)

Family members console each other near the home
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Family members console each other near the home where Jeff Bush disappeared as a large sinkhole opened under the bedroom of his house in Seffner, Fla. There's been no contact with Jeff Bush since then, and neighbors on both sides of the home have been evacuated. (Mar. 1, 2013)

Family members console each other near the home
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Family members console each other near the home where Jeff Bush disappeared as a large sinkhole opened under the bedroom of his house in Seffner, Fla. There's been no contact with Jeff Bush since then, and neighbors on both sides of the home have been evacuated. (Mar. 1, 2013)

Engineers work in front of a home where
Photo Credit: AP

Engineers work in front of a home where sinkhole opened up underneath a bedroom and swallowed a man in Seffner, Fla. Jeff Bush screamed for help and disappeared as a large sinkhole opened under the bedroom of his house, his brother said Friday. (Mar. 1, 2013)

Hillsborough County, Fla., Fire Chief Ron Rogers speaks
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Hillsborough County, Fla., Fire Chief Ron Rogers speaks to the media in front of a home where sinkhole opened up underneath a bedroom and swallowed a man in Seffner, Fla. (Mar. 1, 2013)

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