Family evacuates when floor shifts in Tampa house

TAMPA, Fla. - A family evacuated their house in Tampa after the floor in one room shifted.

Tampa police officers arrived at the scene late Monday but couldn't confirm that the shifting was caused by a sinkhole. Officers noted the floor had shifted.

The residents told police an insurance assessor told them nine months ago that a sinkhole is under their property on Sligh Avenue.

The Red Cross provided shelter for the family overnight.

No further details were immediately available.

Earlier this month sinkhole opened under a house in Pinellas County.

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