Article Courtesy of Bay News 9 -- Spectrum News
By Jason Lanning
Published May 1, 2018
ST.PETERSBURG, Fla. — Growing concerns about a number of
St. Petersburg homes and the safety of families living there after
firefighters have been called in to inspect a condominium building after
The condo building at Vantage Point has not been
officially evacuated yet, but building inspectors will not be out until
later Monday to figure out exactly what is going.
However, they know something is going on
after what is described as several large cracks spotted at
not just the foundation of the condo building, but also an
The St. Pete Fire Rescue responded over the weekend and
taped off parts of the building where the cracking was
A maintenance man for one of the unit's who discovered the
cracks says there have been problems at the condos before,
but nothing like this.
"I didn't see this before. I know they have treated for
termites and other stuff, but this is the first time I saw
the foundation cracking this bad, really bad," said Ricardo
Davila told Spectrum Bay News 9 that he started noticing
cracks in the foundation in the stairwell and once he got
upstairs he spotted a large crack from one end of the
building to the other with the porch not looking
structurally sound at all.
The St. Pete Fire Rescue responded over the weekend
and taped off parts of Vantage Point Condominiums where the cracking
The St. Pete Fire Rescue said Sunday night said one to two units may have to
be evacuated on Monday depending on exactly what building inspectors find.