Footage from the scene shows a column of smoking rising from the skyscraper as firefighters stand on its roof. It’s not yet clear what started the fire, but there have been no casualties yet reported. The President himself is reported to be in Washington DC.
The fire was reported at the high-rise on Fifth Avenue just before 7 am, the New York City Fire Department told Fox News, and over 120 firefighters arrived at the scene.
Fire crews are responding to a fire at Trump Tower. There have been no injuries or evacuations, and the President is not currently at Trump Tower. pic.twitter.com/xcsHVX5bhP— TODAY (@TODAYshow) January 8, 2018
DEVELOPING: Fire at New York City's Trump Tower; aerial views show firefighters on the roof pic.twitter.com/LBqYMCa1kG— CBS News (@CBSNews) January 8, 2018
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