- Associated Press
Friday, September 1, 2017

YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) - Fire officials in Yonkers are investigating a building fire that damaged a nearby home.

The Journal News reports (https://lohud.us/2eoQuUN ) the blaze started around 5 p.m. Thursday outside a vacant building in Yonkers. Authorities say the fire made its way to the roof of the building before spreading to a home.


About 60 firefighters responded to the scene. The blaze was extinguished after an hour and a half.

Six firefighters were treated for minor injuries. The home near the vacant building was damaged by the fire.

Yonkers Deputy Fire Chief Joseph DeLasho says the cause of the fire doesn’t appear to be suspicious.

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Information from: The Journal News, https://www.lohud.com


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