1 killed, 20 injured, including 16 firefighters, in Yonkers blaze

Kimberly Dole
February 24, 2020 - 1:31 pm

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- One person was killed and 20 were injured on Sunday night after a fire ripped through a building in Yonkers.

Of the 20 injuried, 16 were firefighters, who suffered minor injuries, officials say.

The 4-alarm fire broke out at approximately 8 p.m. at 112 Sratoga Avenue and was placed under control around 11 p.m., officials say.

According to Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano, one of the injured civilians may have fallen or jumped from the building's third floor and is now being treated in the hospital for his injuries.

Fire officials are investigating the cause of the blaze.

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