Fire in Yonkers apartment building forces dozens to evacuate

Dozens of residents had to be evacuated from their burning apartment building in Yonkers Friday.

Fire officials say the blaze on Willow Street was well-contained and no one was injured. They say the fire broke out in a rear apartment of the 10-family building. Forty firefighters battled the blaze, which started out as a one-alarm fire and escalated to two-alarms.

Fire officials say they don?t believe the blaze is suspicious but they are investigating the cause.

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