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 Trump in a statement on Twitter praised the work of the New York Fire Department.


“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 Trump is not at Trump Tower.

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

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