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Injured In Fire At Trump Tower In New York

Injured In Fire At Trump Tower In New York

The fire was first discovered when Secret Service members noticed smoke on the roof and reported it to the building's fire safety director, WPIX reports. After more than 70 firefighters responded, the fire was declared under control by 8:15 am.

Images showed dark plumes of smoke billowing from the building's roof just after 7 a.m. Mr Trump was not at the 58-storey tower.

Trump Tower in New York City. There were no evacuations and no one was reported injured, the spokesman said.

Notoriously active on social media, Donald Trump has yet to comment on the incident, as of midday.

One firefighter and a civilian were injured, Associated Press reports.




The president's son Eric Trump tweeted on Monday: "There was a small electrical fire in a cooling tower on the roof of Trump Tower".

TRUMP Tower in NY is the headquarters of The Trump Organization formerly headed by US President Donald Trump.

On 8 January 2018 the web site Neon Nettle - which frequently mixes facts and fabricated claims - published two stories capitalizing on the fire at a Trump Tower building in New York City. NY time, reportedly by Secret Service agents.

The building houses luxury apartments as well as business establishments. "The men and women of the #FDNY are true heros and deserve our most honest thanks and praise!"


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