Large sinkhole opens up on street in Sunset Park, Brooklyn

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Wednesday, March 2, 2016

SUNSET PARK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Crews have been busy making repairs after a large sinkhole opened up Tuesday on a street in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.

The FDNY got a call just before noon for the sinkhole on 56th Street and 6th Avenue.

No injuries were reported, and there were no evacuations.

As a precaution, gas has been shut off to several nearby buildings.

There is no word yet on when the street will be re-opened.