Firefighters Injured After Trump Tower Catches Fire

Firefighters Injured After Trump Tower Catches Fire

Two people were injured after a fire broke out at Trump Tower Monday morning, FDNY said.

A New York Police Department spokesman said authorities received a call about 7:30 a.m. about a one-alarm fire on the roof the Trump building on 5th Avenue.

The building was not evacuated and no injuries were reported.

Some 84 firefighters and medical crews responded as 26 emergency units with lights flashing converged on the crowded midtown Manhattan location, it added.

Completed in 1983, Trump Tower was designed by American architect Der Scutt and has zigzagging glass facade, with stepped terraces topped with trees midway up.

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"FIRE AND FURY on top of Trump Tower!" They remained on the roof of the tower even one hour after dousing the fire.

Eric Trump, the president's son, said there was a small electrical fire in a cooling tower on the rooftop and that the fire department arrived at the scene within minutes.

Notoriously active on social media, Donald Trump has yet to comment on the incident, as of midday. NY time, reportedly by Secret Service agents. Many joked about the building being on fire. "The men and women of the #FDNY are true heroes and deserve our most honest thanks and praise!"

Secret Service members were also responsible for spotting the fire on the Clinton property.

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