An elderly woman is dead and her son remains in critical condition following a fire that ravaged an apartment building in Westchester County.
The fire happened on Thursday, Jan. 19 around 4:20 p.m. in Yonkers at a four-story residential apartment building at 21 Mulberry St., according to Yonkers Police.
An 85-year-old woman and her 68-year-old son were injured as a result of the blaze and were taken to a local hospital, where the woman later died from her injuries. Her son remains in "grave condition," but is "unlikely to recover," police said.
The identities of the victims are being withheld at this time by authorities.
Many displaced residents of the apartment building were taken to The Westchester School, where they were given help by the Red Cross and the city's Office of Emergency Management.
The cause of the fire is still being investigated.
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