Crews respond to fire on roof of Trump Tower

Crews have responded to a fire in a heating and cooling unit on the roof of Trump Tower in New York City, according to multiple reports.

The call for the fire came just before 7 a.m., according to CBS News.

Two injuries were reported, including one firefighter and one civilian, according to CNBC News.

A CNN reporter said in a tweet that the fire has been contained and noted that traffic is blocked in the area.

 

Eric TrumpEric Frederick TrumpSunday shows preview: White House, Democratic leaders struggle for deal on coronavirus bill Hillicon Valley: Democrats introduce bill banning federal government use of facial recognition tech | House lawmakers roll out legislation to establish national cyber director | Top federal IT official to step down GOP lawmakers join social media app billed as alternative to Big Tech MORE in a statement on Twitter praised the work of the New York Fire Department.

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"There was a small electrical fire in a cooling tower on the roof of Trump Tower," Eric Trump tweeted.

"The New York Fire Department was here within minutes and did an incredible job. The men and women of the #FDNY are true heroes and deserve our most sincere thanks and praise!"

President TrumpDonald John TrumpJoe Arpaio loses bid for his old position as sheriff Trump brushes off view that Russia denigrating Biden: 'Nobody's been tougher on Russia than I have' Trump tees up executive orders on economy but won't sign yet MORE is not at Trump Tower.

This breaking news report was updated at 8:40 a.m.