5 Brooklyn buildings evacuated due to gas leak

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April 16, 2019 - 3:02 pm

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- An apparent gas leak has led to the evacuation of five buildings in Brooklyn's Greenpoint neighborhood. 

A gas leak was reported at 77 Freeman Street around 2 p.m., according to the FDNY, after an odor of gas was detected in the area. 

The other buildings evacuated were 74, 79, 81 and 89 Freeman Street. They were evacuated as a precaution. 

It was unclear how many people were affected by the leak or the cause of the leak. 

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