Fire reported on top floor of Trump Tower in NY

Trump Tower

President Donald Trump, who owns the building and resides in the penthouse when he is in NY, was in Washington DC at the time of the blaze. Three minor injuries are now reported.

More than 126 firefighters responded to the scene.

Aerial viewes showed fighters on the roof while the high-rise emitted smoke from one of its corners.

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The 58-storey skyscraper is emblazoned with the Trump name and is a NY landmark - but what do we know about the building?

The fire reportedly started on the roof of the 58-storey tower on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan at about 7am this morning local time.

Initial reports had suggested that there were no injuries, however, later reports said that two people were injured and one of them was critical. Fire officials described the blaze as both being on the top floor and roof.

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"The New York Fire Department was here within minutes and did an incredible job", said the younger Trump.

"FIRE AND FURY on top of Trump Tower!".

The fire never entered the building, and the situation was brought under control by 8:13 am. President Donald Trump's son, Eric Trump, took to Twitter to thank first responders. The fire triggered a massive response from firefighters.

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Others expressed their concern for the safety of Trump and those who were in the tower at the time of the incident.

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