Sinkhole swallows pond: California man loses backyard pond overnight after sinkhole forms

NEWCASTLE, CA - Imagine waking up and finding your backyard completely engulfed by a sinkhole.

According to , that is exactly what happened to Mark Korb.

He woke up to find the pond in his Newcastle, Calif. backyard completely drained of water in a matter of hours. The last time he drained his pond it took him seven days.

Korb said his pond now resembles the surface of the moon.

Two weeks ago, a sinkhole in Florida swallowed a man while inside his home. Friends and family held a memorial for the man on Tuesday after he was presumed dead earlier this month.


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