Firefighters fighting fire at Trump Tower; 2 injured

Fire breaks out Trump Tower in NYC

Fire breaks out Trump Tower in NYC

At least two people were injured when a fire broke out in Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York in the early hours of Monday.

A blaze was reported r at 7am local time, the New York Fire Department said.

The building was not evacuated and no injuries were reported.

About 84 firefighters were at the scene initially. Starting around 7 a.m., smoke billowed from one corner of the building for a while before most of it dissipated.

Trump commissioned architect Der Scutt to create an imposing, dominating structure that the Trump Tower website describes as "a world-famous testament of Mr Trump's grand vision".

The Fire Department of NY says it's at the scene of a fire at Trump Tower in Manhattan.

Eric Trump, executive vice president for the Trump Organization and one of President Trump's sons, tweeted that the fire was caused by an electrical issue in a cooling tower and thanked the fire department. "The men and women of the #FDNY are true heroes and deserve our most honest thanks and praise!"

Others expressed their concern for the safety of Trump and those who were in the tower at the time of the incident. Sakowich said all the smoke and steam was a result of the cold weather.

"FIRE AND FURY on top of Trump Tower!"

Where is Trump Tower and when was it built?

A short circuit in a bathroom fan was responsible for the fire in a detached building on the Clintons' property, according to The Associated Press.

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