Fire on rooftop of Trump Tower

Fire breaks out in Trump Tower in Manhattan New York 2 injured

At least two people were injured when a fire broke out in Trump Tower in Manhattan New York in the early hours of Monday

A fire was reported Monday morning (Jan. 8) on the roof of Trump Tower in NY, according to multiple media reports.

First Lady Melania Trump and the couple's son Barron lived in the residence for the first few months of Trump's presidency before moving into the White House.

According to Reuters, one fire-fighter received non-life-threatening injuries from the fire. Two people were injured as a result of the fire, one is a firefighter and the other is an engineer.

Firefighters have contained an electrical fire that broke out on the roof of Trump Tower Monday.

New York's fire department said the fire broke out before 7 am (local time), the USA news channel CBS reported.

'The men and women of the #FDNY are true heros and deserve our most honest thanks and praise!'

Smoke was captured pouring out of the 21st floor of the building and reports said investigators were looking into what may have sparked the blaze.

"We had flames coming out of the vents".

Sakowich said the fire remains under investigation.

But smoke continued emanating from a rooftop heating and cooling unit of the 58-story building, fire officials said. About an hour and fifteen minutes later, the situation had been resolved.

About 84 firefighters were at the scene initially, local media reported.

A fire department spokesperson described the matter as "quick, easy and routine".

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