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Cause Of Yonkers Apartment Complex Fire Determined

It took approximately one hour for firefighters to knock down the fire. Photo Credit: Yonkers Fire Department
The apartment complex at 200 Valentine Lane in Yonkers. Photo Credit: Google Maps

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YONKERS, N.Y. -- A three-alarm fire in a Yonkers apartment building early Friday morning has resulted in injuries to at least three people, according to the Yonkers Fire Department.

The cause of the fire was an overloaded power strip in the living room, the Fire Investigation Unit announced late Friday morning.

The fire, which broke out shortly after 5 a.m. in the sixth floor of the building at 200 Valentine Lane, was knocked down by 6 a.m.

Two sixth-floor occupants were removed by a fire escape, and one of the residents was transported to St. John's Riverside for smoke inhalation, according to the fire department.

Three firefighters were treated at St. Joseph's Hospital for minor injuries‎. One firefighter transported to Westchester Medical Center for elevated levels of carbon monoxide.

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