Crown Heights residents fear health hazard from oil spill

CROWN HEIGHTS - A residential oil spill in Crown Heights has some Brooklyn residents worrying about their health.

Fire officials say the incident happened at 685 Saint Marks Ave., when oil began to spill and a wall collapsed inside the building's basement.

A woman who lives in the building says the oil smell is very strong, and she's worried about the potential health hazards.

Fire officials say while there were hazardous materials at the scene, no one was injured.

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