25 homeless after apartment fire on Riverview Place in Yonkers

Police say 25 people are homeless following a fire that broke out at a Yonkers apartment building last night. Fire officials say the fire started

The cause of the fire that broke out last night remains under investigation.

The cause of the fire that broke out last night remains under investigation. (3/3/13)

YONKERS - Police say 25 people are homeless following a fire that broke out at a Yonkers apartment building last night.

Fire officials say the fire started at around 7:30 p.m. at an apartment located at 11 Riverview Place.

Crews quickly arrived on the scene to discover smoke coming out of an air shaft.

One firefighter suffered a back injury, and was treated and released from the hospital.

The Red Cross is assisting eight families displaced by the fire.

The cause of the flames remains under investigation.
 

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