Yonkers, NY – Update: Elderly Woman Killed, One Injured in Apartment Fire on Mulberry St

Yonkers, NY – Update: Elderly Woman Killed, One Injured in Apartment Fire on Mulberry St

Posted by: Joanne Holcomb on January 20, 2023

Yonkers, NY (January 20, 2023) – Authorities have updated information concerning a major fire that occurred in the city of Yonkers. The incident happened at around 4:20 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, January 19th.

According to law enforcement, a fire broke out inside an apartment building at 21 Mulberry Street, resulting in multiple responders at the scene. Two residents were pulled from the building, and EMTs arrived to assist those involved.

New information shows that a woman, 85, and her son, 68, were the two residents who were pulled from the structure. Both victims were transported to nearby hospitals, where the woman was pronounced deceased a little while later.

The condition of the son has not been reported. Few other details are available.

The events that triggered the fire are under investigation.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim at this time. Our thoughts are with everyone who has been affected by this tragedy. We understand that there is absolutely nothing more devastating than the unexpected loss of a family member, especially if the accident that took their life could have been avoided in any way possible.

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Yonkers, NY – Update: Elderly Woman Killed, One Injured in Apartment Fire on Mulberry St

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