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.READ MORE: Gov. Cuomo Stands To Make $5 Million From Controversial Book Deal, Tax Returns Show
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.READ MORE: Long Island Homeowners Have Had It With Utilities Tearing Up Newly Paved Roads, And With Little To No Warning, To Boot
The FDNY and the Office of Emergency Management remained on the scene late Monday afternoon.
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