Woman displaced by house fire in Yonkers
A woman was displaced by a fire at her house early Friday morning in Yonkers.
Fire officials say the two-alarm fire started around 3:30 a.m. in the enclosed back porch of the house at 17 Joan Drive.
Firefighters say it took them an hour to extinguish the flames, and that the unique design of the house and roof made the fire challenging.
One firefighter was hospitalized for a cardiac issue. The female resident was not injured.
The fire damaged the house and left it unlivable. The Red Cross is helping the resident find a place to stay.
Nearby houses were slightly damaged as well, but neighbors were safely allowed back inside their homes.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.