Sinkhole opens near middle school in Apopka

Sinkhole opens near elementary school in Apopka. (City of Apopka Facebook)

A large sinkhole opened up behind a middle school in Apopka.

City leaders shared video of it on its Facebook page.

The hole is behind Apopka Memorial Middle School and swallowed a portion of the West Orange Trail.

Authorities believe Hurricane Irma had a role in its creation.

People are being asked to stay away from the area.

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