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Yonkers Fire Department

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Yonkers Fire Department Targets Minority Candidates In Recruitment Drive

Applicants 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.


Blood Drive (file / credit: AP)

Stories From Main Street: Yonkers Firefighter Saves Life Through Stem Cell Donation

Yonkers 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.


Yonkers Scaffold Rescue (credit: CBS 2)

Cause Of Yonkers Scaffold Collapse Unknown

In 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.


Yonkers firefighters work to rescue a worker suspended more than 100 feet in the air after a scaffold collapse on March 4, 2011. (Credit: CBS 2)

Firefighters Rescue Workers Dangling On Side Of Yonkers Building

Firefighters 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.