Queens, NY – 1 Killed in House Fire on 221st St in Queens Village

Yonkers, NY – 1 Killed & 5 Hurt in Apartment Fire on Saratoga Ave

Yonkers, NY (February 25, 2020) – One person was killed and five others were injured during an apartment fire that broke out in Yonkers on Sunday night, February 23rd. The incident, which also left at least seven firefighters with injuries, was reported at around 7:35 p.m. on Saratoga Avenue.

Firefighters were dispatched to the scene at 112 Saratoga Avenue to battle the flames on the top floor of the four-story building. Multiple residents were trapped inside when first responders arrived and helped them escape. One resident was forced to jump from the building, subsequently breaking both their legs.

All victims were transported to nearby hospitals and one person was pronounced deceased at the scene. The official cause of the fire is under investigation.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of their full recovery.

Apartment Fires in New York

Yonkers, NY – 1 Killed & 5 Hurt in Apartment Fire on Saratoga Ave

Numerous fires were reported in NYC during only the first three weeks of 2020, alone. These fires ended with at least two fatalities and multiple injuries, according to authorities. Like almost any fire in New York, the severity of the incident is frequently made much worse by the utter irresponsibility of reckless, inattentive parties. Serious pain and suffering are often left behind for both victims and their loved ones, and knowing your rights during such a time is of the utmost importance.

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