By Kathy Reakes, Daily Voice:
The fire started around 4:24 p.m. Sunday, July 7, in the garden-style apartments located at 50 Gateway Road, said Yonkers Fire Department Deputy Chief Daniel P. Flynn.
Arriving firefighters encountered a fire in a top floor rear apartment in the complex that quickly spread through a common cockloft area below the roof, Flynn said.
At one point, the fire reached a three-alarm fire with some 65 firefighters on the scene.
All residents and animals in the building were able to self-evacuate the complex with one minor resident injury, the chief said.
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