3 treated for smoke inhalation after Yonkers police car fire

Officials say two officers were transporting a prisoner to a hospital along Nepperhan Avenue around 5:30 a.m. when the fire occurred.

News 12 Staff

Apr 14, 2023, 4:22 PM

Updated 404 days ago

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Two Yonkers police officers and a prisoner are recovering following a police car fire Friday morning.
Officials say two officers were transporting a prisoner to a hospital along Nepperhan Avenue around 5:30 a.m. when the fire occurred.
Firefighters were called to the scene and the three people were treated for smoke inhalation, and the prisoner was then taken to a hospital for his prior injury.
Police have not confirmed the circumstances that led to the fire.


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