Fire breaks out at Trump Tower

Posted at 7:55 AM, Jan 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-08 03:32:29-05

NEW YORK (RNN) - Firefighters have contained an electrical fire that broke out on the roof of Trump Tower Monday.

Fire officials say crews were called out to the building just before 7:00 a.m., according to WNBC.

More than 126 firefighters responded to the scene, and the fire was contained by 7:40 a.m., Fox News reports.

Photos and videos of the scene showed smoke billowing from the skyscraper.

No injuries have been reported due to the one-alarm fire, according to the NYPD.

President Donald Trump was in Washington, DC, at the time of the fire. 

Trump Tower is a 58-story skyscraper located in Midtown Manhattan in New York. It serves as the headquarters for the Trump Organization and is located on Fifth Avenue between 56th and 57th Streets.

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.

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