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.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

A 21-year-old was critically injured after crashing his 1 21-year-old critically injured in crash on Bronx River Parkway
Mount St. Michael wins CHSAA Archdiocesan title 2 Mount St. Michael wins CHSAA Archdiocesan title
Barre originates from ballet, and similarly aims to 3 Ready, Set, Fit: Barre
Barre originates from ballet, and similarly aims to 4 Ready, Set, Fit: Barre
Authorities say 10 people were injured when a 5 10 injured in Morrisania apartment fire

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE