NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A report of a gas leak has prompted the evacuation of several buildings in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

At around 2 p.m., firefighters responded to Freeman Street due to an odor of gas in the area.

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Three buildings on Freeman Street near Franklin Street have been evacuated.

High levels of gas were detected in the buildings, officials said.

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