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

Fire on rooftop of Trump Tower

A fire was reported Monday morning (Jan. 8) on the roof of Trump Tower in NY, according to multiple media reports. More than 126 firefighters responded to the scene. Videos showed the smoke coming out of the building, but a raging fire could not be seen.

The fire, which broke out around 7 a.m., was minor and was caused by an electrical fault, according to New York City fire crews. A firefighter suffered a minor injury when debris fell on him. Neither President Donald Trump nor any members of his family are now in Trump Tower.

Eric Trump, the president's son who co-runs the Trump Organization with his brother Donald Trump, Jr., posted a tweet thanking New York City firefighters for their service.

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

Trump Tower is located in Midtown Manhattan, and was completed in 1983.

While Trump and the First Family now live in the White House, he maintains a palatial apartment in the 58-story tower.

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