BROOKLYN - Students were forced to leave their classrooms after a fire broke out at Brooklyn Tech High School.

Chopper 12 was overhead as students and faculty evacuated the building on Fort Greene Place at around 10:45 a.m.

A Department of Education (DOE) spokesperson says the fire was contained to a wall of a boys' bathroom.

For extended Chopper 12 footage above the fire scene, watch the clip to the left or click News 12 Extra on Ch. 612.