August 14th, 2013
08:13 PM ET

Sinkholes swallowing buildings, cars, people

This week, guests and staff at an Orlando area resort were sent running for their lives after a sinkhole swallowed parts of a resort near Walt Disney World.

The sinkhole left a gaping hole in the earth - nearly 120 feet wide.

It's been happening across the country for years and could happen again at any moment.

How serious is the threat?

CNN's John Zarella is OutFront with the story.

Filed under: Environment • News • Sinkholes
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