Two-story house on Van Cortlandt Park Avenue in Yonkers goes up in flames

Squatters may have been living in the two-story house on Van Cortlandt Park Avenue. (7/17/14)

YONKERS - A vacant two-story house in Yonkers was damaged by fire yesterday.

Fire officials says flames broke around 4 p.m. in the basement of the house at 23 Van Cortlandt Park Ave.

Neighbors tell News 12 that squatters may have been living there.

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Fire marshals are still investigating the cause of the blaze.

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