Multi-family house fire at 164 Beech St. in Yonkers leaves 6 families homeless

Four families are now homeless after fire ripped

Four families are now homeless after fire ripped trough their house on Beech Street. (January 8, 2014 8:07 PM)

Firefighters battled a four-alarm fire and ice at a multi-family home in south Yonkers yesterday that left six families out in the cold.

The fire sparked at 164 Beech St. at around 9:30 p.m.

Yonkers Fire Commissioner Robert Sweeney says firefighters saved eight people trapped inside the home.

However, the extreme cold conditions, including subzero temperatures, made fighting the...

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