NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A crack from the basement to the roof prompted the evacuation of a Brooklyn apartment building Monday afternoon.

The jagged crack was seen in the back of the building at 3405 Kings Highway in Brooklyn, CBS 2’s Joe Biermann reported from Chopper 2.

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Everyone was evacuated from the building around 3:40 p.m. Some were seen coming out with luggage in hand, Biermann reported.

A construction site is located right next to the building where the crack developed, Biermann reported. It was not immediately learned whether there was a connection.

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The FDNY and the Office of Emergency Management remained on the scene late Monday afternoon.

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