Fire breaks out at Trump Tower in New York City, 2 injured

09 January 2018, 12:13 | Isaac Mcdaniel

Authorities respond to fire on Trump Tower roof

Fire on rooftop of Trump Tower

Firefighters responded to an early morning fire at Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan, but no injuries were reported, the New York Fire Department said on Monday.

The Fire Department of NY said it was called there at around 7am (noon GMT) after the blaze was reported on the top floor.

New York's fire department said the fire broke out before 7 am (local time), the U.S. news channel CBS reported.

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The cause of the blaze is being investigated by the city fire marshal, a department spokesman said. Videos showed the smoke coming out of the building, but a raging fire could not be seen. Even in India, a massive fire had broken out at two restaurants in Kamal Mills area of Mumbai in which 14 people including 11 women were injured. It took about an hour to put out the fire on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.

The building houses luxury apartments and businesses.

"Although local media initially reported there were no injuries, one person sustained a serious, possibly life-threatening injury, and another had a minor injury, the Fire Department said", reports Reuters.



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