Crews battle 3-alarm fire at 53 Post St. in Yonkers

Crews battled a three-alarm fire that started in a garage on Post Street in Yonkers. (6/21/14)

YONKERS - Crews battled a three-alarm fire in Yonkers Friday that they say began on a boat inside a garage.

The blaze at 53 Post St. on the city's southwest side broke out at around 3 p.m. About 50 firefighters responded to the scene.

Fire officials say the building, a warehouse used for storing vehicles, caught fire and spread to the roof, causing it to collapse. They also say flammable materials were present inside the garage, adding to the flames  

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There were reportedly several expensive cars inside the building. There is no word yet as to whether there are plans to rebuild the garage.

No injuries were reported.  

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