Police: 12-year-old boy charged with starting fire at 191 Saratoga Ave. in Yonkers


Emergency crews say the fire started at a home on Saratoga Avenue and spread to the apartment building next door. (Credit: News 12)

A 12-year-old boy is in police custody, charged with starting a fire Saturday night that swept through a home and nearby apartment building in Yonkers.

The fire started just after 10:30 p.m. at a home located at 191 Saratoga Ave. and spread to the apartment building next door.

More than 70 firefighters responded to the scene, navigating treacherous conditions to get the 20 residents...

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