Trump Tower Fire Photos: Must-See Videos & Pictures

A small blaze broke out at Trump Tower early Monday morning. Firefighters are on the scene, attempting to extinguish the fire near the roof of the 58-story skyscraper and prevent the flames from spreading. Three people were injured as a result of the fire, including a firefighter and an engineer. According to the New York City Fire Department, Trump Tower first caught fire just before 7 A.M. According to the FDNY, the fire appeared to have started in the heating and cooling system of Trump Tower. Eric Trump, the President’s son and an executive vice president at the Trump Organization, has confirmed that the roofing cooling tower caught fire.


“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!” he tweeted.


What Happened?

At about 7:20 A.M. Monday morning, firefighters were on the scene to the Fifth Ave. skyscraper, located at East 56th Street in Manhattan, New York. Their mission is to put out a small blaze near the roof of Trump Tower. The executive vice president at the Trump Organization, Eric Trump confirmed that a fire broke out when the roofing cooling tower ignited.
“The fire wasn’t in the building, it was on top of the building,” the New York City Fire Department said on Twitter. “We had flames coming out of the vents, no smoke condition or fire was on the inside.”


The fire was extinguished within an hour. Authorities say that there were no evacuations from Trump Tower during the fire. A total of three people were injured, including one firefighter and two civilians.
Fire officials were first alerted to the blaze just before 7 A.M. About 75 minutes later, they sent out a tweet alerting the public that the fire is “under control.”


The scene of the blaze is currently being investigated by fire marshals.
“There was a small electrical fire in a cooling tower on the roof of Trump Tower,” said the Trump Organization in a written statement emailed to The Washington Post. “The FDNY were here within minutes and did an exceptional job. Everything is under control and no evacuations were made.”


Must-See Photos & Videos of the Trump Tower Fire

Residents took to social media to post their own amateur photos and videos of the fire. Here is just one video, taken from street-level view, showing the large mounds of smoke flowing from the roof of Trump Tower.


Twitter user, Susan D. Ball, captured an image of a large amount of smoke emanating from Trump Tower and clouding the air. There’s a whole lot of smoke in this photo…


Firefighters are trying their best to put out those flames. The twitter account of Boston 25 News released images of these firefighters on the roof of Trump Tower.


Smoke was pouring out the top of Trump Tower. Here’s a video from Twitter user NYCBMD who is filming the rising smoke pouring from the skyscraper. The person is filming from a street-level view and added a caption to his view written in red that said, “Trump Tower is on fire!!”


CBS This Morning provided a better view of the smoking tower. See the smoke bellow from the roof of Trump Tower from a video filmed high in the sky, thanks to a news-team helicopter.


As of this writing, two people were injured as a result of the fire at Trump Tower. President Trump and his family were not present in the building as they are currently staying in The White House in the nation’s capital of Washington DC.

Trump Tower Fire: Full Story & Must-See Updates From The Scene
Trump Tower Fire: Full Story & Must-See Updates From The Scene
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