Update 2: According to authorities, the flames are reportedly under control. Fire officials could not immediately be reached for comment, but FDNY tweeted an alert at 8:16 a.m., saying the blaze inside an HVAC system is “under control.”
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
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Update: The New York Fire Department has disclosed that two people were injured in this morning's Trump Tower fire - one seriously.
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A fire as broken out on the roof of Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue in New York City and fire crews are responding, according to the Today Show.
Fire crews are responding to a fire at Trump Tower. There have been no injuries or evacuations, and the President is not currently at Trump Tower. pic.twitter.com/xcsHVX5bhP— TODAY (@TODAYshow) January 8, 2018
CBS reported that it's unclear where the fire started, but that firefighters are there. CBS published footage of the blaze from a different angle and said it would continue to monitor the situation...
MORE: It is unclear what started the fire and where it is coming from, but firefighters are there. @CBSThisMorning will continue to monitor the situation throughout the morning pic.twitter.com/2uygfqwlIX— CBS News (@CBSNews) January 8, 2018
NBC confirmed that the fire is electrical in nature. No evacuations have been ordered, and there have been no injuries reported. President Donald Trump is at the White House, not his New York City residence.
According to the New York Daily News, firefighters were called to the Fifth Ave. skyscraper, located at East 56th St., at about 7:20 Monday morning.
The blaze appeared to break out in the building’s heating and cooling system, the FDNY said. Investigators are still looking into what might've caused the blaze.
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