Fuego en trump tower NY pic.twitter.com/lmOuUhn1sS
— Debora Calderon (@debora_calderon) April 7, 2018
One person has died and four firefighters were injured after a fire broke out on the 50th floor of Trump Tower in Manhattan Saturday afternoon, CNN reported.
FDNYalerts MAN 3-ALARM 721 5 AVE, HIGH RISE (TRUMP TOWER) FIRE ON 50TH FLR,
— FDNYalerts (@FDNYAlerts) April 7, 2018
Dozens of firetrucks reportedly responded to the 58th story skyscraper near Central Park. No injuries have been reported.
— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) April 8, 2018
A photo sent to Mediaite from the scene showed the fire had shattered windows on two sides of the 50th floor:
Trump reacted to the blaze on Twitter, thanking the firefighters who worked to thwart it and praising his tower for being a “well built building”:
Fire at Trump Tower is out. Very confined (well built building). Firemen (and women) did a great job. THANK YOU!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 7, 2018
Here are more videos from the scene:
Fire in Trump Tower worsening pic.twitter.com/6T1VsOCsuP
— Peter Thomas Roth (@PeterThomasRoth) April 7, 2018
There is a fire right now in Trump Tower. Was small and then something happened where the size doubled in seconds! pic.twitter.com/NnFNHEfJBg
— Brian Lawton (@brianlawton9) April 7, 2018
This story is breaking and will be updated.
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