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Two injured as fire breaks out at Trump Tower in NY

Two injured as fire breaks out at Trump Tower in NY

A fire that broke out on the roof of Trump Tower in NY has been contained, firefighters have said.

NBC has posted footage of firefighters responding to a blaze at Trump Tower that was sparked on Monday morning.

Images from the scene showed smoke rising at the top of the skyscraper, which is located at 5th Avenue between 56th and 57th Street.

At least one firefighter suffered minor injuries after being hit by debris before being transported to the hospital.

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"The New York Fire Department was here within minutes and did an incredible job". There were no evacuations and no one was reported injured, the spokesman said.

President Trump lives on the top three floors of the building, but has been in Washington DC since he took office last January. Trump's primary residence was in the building before his election victory and inauguration almost a year ago.

The building houses luxury apartments and businesses.


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