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Yonkers Store Condemned Following Roof Collapse

A look inside National Wholesale Liquidators following the roof collapse in Yonkers.
A look inside National Wholesale Liquidators following the roof collapse in Yonkers. Photo Credit: Local Yonkers 628 Firefighters
Yonkers firefighters dealt with a roof collapse on Central Park Avenue on Wednesday.
Yonkers firefighters dealt with a roof collapse on Central Park Avenue on Wednesday. Photo Credit: Local Yonkers 628 Firefighters
Emergency responders at the scene of the roof collapse at National Wholesale Liquidators on Central Avenue.
Emergency responders at the scene of the roof collapse at National Wholesale Liquidators on Central Avenue. Photo Credit: Yonkers Police

National Wholesale Liquidators at the Mall at Cross County in Yonkers was condemned on Thursday after the roof collapsed following an accident on Wednesday.

Officials confirmed that the store would not be opening its door anytime soon, after the driver of a Bobcat-type crane that was doing repairs on the roof caused a sizable cave-in, leaving a hole estimated at approximately 40 feet.

Five people, including the operator of the Bobcat suffered non-life-threatening injuries. The Yonkers Fire and Police Department were joined by Emergency Service units at the scene at approximately noon on Wednesday.

A section of Central Park Avenue was closed down on Wednesday afternoon as authorities cleaned up and investigated at the scene. According to a News12 report , the crane may have weighed more than the parking deck’s 4,500-pound limit.

Keep following Daily Voice for any additional details about Wednesday’s roof collapse as they become available.

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