NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle firefighters feel fortunate that the call came in quickly for a fire at 215 Union Avenue in New Rochelle.
A call came in for "smoke in the structure".
"Another few minutes and we could have lost the whole structure," said one firefighter.
Captain Martin Gotte, an Acting Deputy Chief, said that upon arrival firefighters encountered smoke coming from three different sides of the structure.
"We found the fire on the first floor, and second floor, with very little extension to the third floor," said Gotte.New RochellePolice & Fire
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Police were called to an apartment building in downtown New Rochelle this morning based on an erroneous report that a tenant of the building was in a hallway with a weapon. After a 3-hour standoff, police opted to diffuse the situation by leaving the scene with the man still in his apartment.
The event began when a neighbor observed what she thought was a gun in the hand of her neighbor who was in the hallway of the Apartments at 5 Anderson Street. The neighbor called the police.New RochellePolice & Fire