Fire breaks out at Trump Tower in NY

Fire breaks out at Trump Tower in NY

Fire breaks out at Trump Tower in NY

The Fire Department of NY said the fire started at around 7 a.m. ET Monday at the building, which contains U.S. President Donald Trump's home and business offices.

ABC News reported that a firefighter and a building engineer suffered minor injuries.

According to USA media outlets, the fire was caused by an electrical box and no one was injured as a result.

There were no reports of injuries or evacuations as a result of the blaze.

President Donald Trump was in Washington, D.C., at the time of the fire, according to The Associated Press.

Around 84 firefighters were rushed to the scene right after the incident.

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

Trump Tower is a 68-story skyscraper located in Midtown Manhattan in NY.

A New York Police Department spokesperson said a call came in at around 7:30 a.m. about a one-alarm fire on the roof of the 68-floor luxury building on 5th Avenue.

First Lady Melania Trump and the couple's son Barron lived in the residence for the first few months of Trump's presidency before moving into the White House.

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