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Yonkers Firefighters Battle Blaze At Construction Building

Multiple units and hoses are putting water on the fire, according to Yonkers fire officials.
Multiple units and hoses are putting water on the fire, according to Yonkers fire officials. Photo Credit: IAFF Local 628
Firefighters in Yonkers are attempting to knock down the flames at a three-story Warburton Avenue building.
Firefighters in Yonkers are attempting to knock down the flames at a three-story Warburton Avenue building. Photo Credit: Travis DuBray via Kempter's Fire Wire

YONKERS, N.Y. - Firefighters in Yonkers are battling a two-alarm fire at a three-story building on Warburton Avenue.

At approximately 10 a.m. on Thursday, fire crews were dispatched to 1173 Warburton Ave., where there was a reported fire in a building that is currently under construction, Yonkers Fire Chief of Personnel Thomas Fitzpatrick Jr. confirmed.

Billowing smoke and flames could be seen from the street as firefighters attempt to knock down the fire. Warburton Avenue has been closed down from Odell Avenue to the city line. The cause of the blaze is unknown, there were no injuries immediately reported. All parties in the area have reportedly been accounted for.

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