A fire broke out on the roof of the 58-story Trump Tower on 5th Avenue in New York City on Monday morning.
Fire crews are responding to a fire at Trump Tower. There have been no injuries or evacuations, and the President is not currently at Trump Tower. pic.twitter.com/xcsHVX5bhP
— TODAY (@TODAYshow) January 8, 2018
Trump tower on fire pic.twitter.com/mQgvpapw5U
— Andy Constan (@dampedspring) January 8, 2018
President Donald Trump and his family are not currently at their residence in the building.
According to the initial reports from the New York City Fire Department, the blaze was due to an issue with an electrical box. There was no fire inside the building.
— ABC News (@ABC) January 8, 2018
There is a small fire in an electrical box at Trump Tower. No injuries but some smoke pic.twitter.com/l7mvR3WfB2
— Aaron Katersky (@AaronKatersky) January 8, 2018
trump tower pic.twitter.com/46XamPHCTG
— Louis Curran (@CurrencyWar1) January 8, 2018
Fox News reports that over 126 firefighters responded to the scene.
So far, two minor injuries have been reported — a firefighter who was struck by debris and an engineer who had inhaled too much smoke.
The fire was said to be under control by 7:30 a.m.