Vilano Beach house declared unsafe after Ian washes away sea wall

Published on September 30, 2022 at 4:36 pm

A two-story house is perched precariously over Vilano Beach after storm surge and tide during Tropical Storm Ian washed away most of its sea wall, driveway and underlying ground.

The house’s wooden stilts are completely exposed with no sand or structure to support the bottom of the house.

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An “unsafe” sticker was placed on the home for building officials and inspectors to determine the extent of the damage and what is needed to protect it, said Lorena Inclán, public affairs director for St. Johns County.

Read the rest of this story at Jacksonville Today news partner The Florida Times-Union. News4Jax first reported the work around the house on Friday morning. Read that story here.