Fire Breaks Out on Roof of Trump Tower; No Injuries Reported
A fire broke out on the roof of Trump Tower on Monday morning, triggering a huge emergency response from the New York City Fire Department.
The blaze was quickly brought under control, as firefighters could be seen on the roof. No injuries were reported.
There was a small electrical fire in a cooling tower on the roof of Trump Tower. The New York Fire Department was here within minutes and did an incredible job. The men and women of the #FDNY are true heroes and deserve our most sincere thanks and praise! https://t.co/xuTmq1GBbj
— Eric Trump (@EricTrump) January 8, 2018
— Hugh Curran (@hughcurran) January 8, 2018
Trump tower on fire pic.twitter.com/mQgvpapw5U
— Andy Constan (@constanandy) January 8, 2018
The small electrical fire reportedly started in a cooling unit for the building.
President Trump, who used to reside in the building before winning the presidency, was not there.
Trump Tower is 58 stories high and is located on 5th Avenue in Midtown Manhattan.