Trump Tower fire extinguished

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A fire has broken out at Trump Tower in NY, with black smoke and flames seen billowing from the building.

President Trump tweeted at 6:43 p.m. that the fire had been extinguished, although Nigro said it wasn't under control due to the smoke conditions on the upper floors.

The president tweeted that the fire was out, and had been "very confined" as the tower is a "well-built building".

Video posted on social media showed flames pouring out of some windows of the building.


The injured person was the occupant of a residential apartment where the fire started, New York City Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro said at a press conference.

Three people had minor injuries in that instance.

A fire also broke out at the building in January. Firemen (and women) did a great job.

There were no forced evacuations, but some people fled the tower as alarms rang out around the building.


Trump Tower, which opened in 1983, is located on 5th Ave. and 57th St.in New York City.

The fire's cause is not yet known.

President Trump, who is not in the building today, has an office in the Tower on the 26th floor and triplex penthouse apartments on floors 66 to 68.


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