The New York City Fire Department (FDNY) have tweeted out photographs of a huge sinkhole that has opened up in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.
The hole, which is reportedly 7.5 metres across, and at least three metres deep, has swallowed a large portion of the street corner on the junction between 5th Avenue and 64th Street.
The photos shared on Twitter show that the cavernous hole could have easily destroyed a car. There have been no reports of of injuries, and it's unclear whether any gas or water services have been impacted by the hole.
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There has been no official statement on the cause of the sinkhole.