One Dead After Fire Erupts at Trump Tower in New York City (UPDATED)


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.

Firefighters responded to the three-alarm fire at the New York home of President Donald Trump just after 5:30 p.m., and the blaze was reportedly extinguished an hour later. Videos showed the fire raging out of the 50th floor — watch above, courtesy of reporter Debora Calderon.

Dozens of firetrucks reportedly responded to the 58th story skyscraper near Central Park. No injuries have been reported.

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”:

Here are more videos from the scene:

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