Officials: Apartment building fire at 461 Riverdale Ave. in Yonkers was intentionally set

Dozens of residents were evacuated Tuesday evening after flames broke out around 7 p.m. on the seventh floor of 461 Riverdale Ave. (1/8/14)

YONKERS - Officials say that a fire at a Yonkers apartment building last night was intentionally set.

Dozens of residents were evacuated Tuesday evening after flames broke out around 7 p.m. on the seventh floor of 461 Riverdale Ave.

Two people were injured in the fire and sent to the hospital in critical condition.

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Tenants have since been allowed back in the building.

The building's tenants association is holding a residents meeting on Saturday at 1 p.m. to discuss issues related to the fire. It will be held at the Yonkers Riverfront Library.

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