6 NY firefighters hurt battling church fire

They were taken to the hospital to be treated for heat exhaustion; two firefighters later returned to help with the rekindled fire


MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. — Six firefighters were taken to the hospital after battling a fire at a church in Westchester County.

The fire broke out just before 10 a.m. Monday at the Faith Temple Worship Center on South Fulton Avenue in Mount Vernon. Firefighters gained control over the fire by about 11:30 a.m., but it rekindled again just before 2 p.m.

The church is part of a row of businesses that include a deli and a jewelry store. The fire has spread to other businesses, including the deli.

Full story: 6 firefighters injured battling Mount Vernon church blaze

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