Earthquake tremors blow smokestack in Red Hook

While New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said today's magnitude 5.8 earthquake didn't cause any injuries, it did force firefighters to respond to the Red

RED HOOK - While New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said today's magnitude 5.8 earthquake didn't cause any injuries, it did force firefighters to respond to the Red Hook Houses.

Authorities say the tremors caused a smokestack at the Red Hook Houses to come loose, sending a few bricks flying onto the roof of a nearby building.

Tenants say while there were no injuries caused by the falling bricks, the incident did leave their nerves rattled.

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