Yonkers Fire Lieutenant Saves Teen From Burning Apartment On Christmas MorningAccording to the Uniformed Fire Officers Association, firefighters were called to an eight-story apartment building at 355 Bronx River Rd. around 10:05 a.m. with reports of heavy black smoke coming from a third-floor window.
Critics: Mount Vernon Fire Department Understaffed, Needs More Overtime FundingCritics say Mount Vernon's approved overtime budget of $100,000 is unrealistic for any urban fire department.
Yonkers Firehouse Condemned, Firefighters Forced To RelocateFirefighters knew fixes needed to be made, but say they had no idea how bad it really was.
Yonkers Fire Department Asks You To Help 'Fill The Boot'If you're in the Yonkers area this weekend, consider stopping by the local fire department to help spread some holiday cheer.
Yonkers Fire Department Targets Minority Candidates In Recruitment DriveApplicants must be 29-years-old or younger. They must take a written exam first, followed by a physical. They must have at least a high school diploma.
Stories From Main Street: Yonkers Firefighter Saves Life Through Stem Cell DonationYonkers firefighter Tim Sullivan says you don't have to run into a burning building to save somebody's life. You can do it just by donating blood or bone marrow.
Cause Of Yonkers Scaffold Collapse UnknownIn Yonkers, firefighters rescued two men dangling off a collapsed scaffolding. It was still not known Saturday what went wrong to cause the scaffold to collapse.
Firefighters Rescue Workers Dangling On Side Of Yonkers BuildingFirefighters made an amazing high-wire rescue on Friday evening after two workers were trapped on the side of a 28-story senior center at 289 Nepperhan Ave. in Yonkers.