OCEANSIDE - An Oceanside man was swallowed by his sinkhole in his front yard on Sunday morning.

Michael Ciron went to get his Sunday newspaper when he fell into the hole. The 80-year-old plunged 9-feet down, according to Newsday. Ciron called for help but no one could hear him.

Ciron, who was not hurt in the ordeal, managed to climb toward the top of the sinkhole and yelled. The Oceanside Fire Department was called in and managed to pull him out.