Wednesday, December 5, 2018




Woman dies in Yonkers house fire

YONKERS – A fire at a one-story building at 131 Park Avenue in Yonkers has claimed the life of a woman.

Ida Martinez, 69, was a resident of that address. She was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead. No one else was injured.

The fire was reported before 9 a.m. on Tuesday. Police officers conducted traffic and crowd control during the fire operations.

Detectives from the Yonkers Police Fire Investigation Unit, Major Case Unit, and Crime Scene Unit in collaboration with the Yonkers Fire and Arson Investigation Unit are continuing to investigate. As of late yesterday, a cause had not been determined.


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