PALM HARBOR, Fla. -- Palm Harbor Fire Rescue is investigating a possible sinkhole in the Highland Lakes neighborhood.
First responders found large cracks in the foundation of a home on Dorchester Drive near Highlands Boulevard North. Palm Harbor Fire Rescue first received a call around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9.
Pinellas Co. authorities discussed updated on the possible depression at a press conference Wednesday afternoon:
A woman made it out of the home safely, Palm Harbor Fire Rescue said. The woman told Pinellas County 911 operators she was the only person inside the home.
Editor's Note: The woman's private information is redacted from the video above.
Engineers need to inspect the home to see if the possible depression is a sinkhole. Authorities have yet to declare it as a sinkhole as of 6 a.m. Wednesday.
Investigators said the separation between the walls and the ceiling inside the home are separating about a half inch every 30 minutes as of Wednesday morning.
Editor's Note: The videos below are from 10News' coverage of July 2017's sinkhole in Land O' Lakes.
July 22, 2017 - Watch: How do sinkholes form?
July 14, 2017 - Watch: Answering your questions on sinkholes
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