Firefighters battle 3-alarm blaze in Tremont

More than 135 firefighters battled a three-alarm blaze on Washington Avenue near 180th Street Friday evening.According to fire officials, the blaze started in the basement

TREMONT - More than 135 firefighters battled a three-alarm blaze on Washington Avenue near 180th Street Friday evening.

According to fire officials, the blaze started in the basement of a three-story abandoned home, but quickly spread to four other houses. Three of those homes were occupied. One home collapsed due to the fire.

Fire officials say that a Metro-North substation behind the houses also caught fire.

According to officials, no injuries have been reported.

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