Trump Tower: Massive Fire Breaks Out On 50th Floor - Shocking Videos

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One person was killed and 4 firefighters received minor injuries in an apartment fire on the 50th floor of Trump Tower in NY on Saturday, in a blaze that was quickly extinguished, fire officials said. "There is now one serious injury to a civilian reported", tweeted the Fire Department New York (FDNY) Saturday evening.

Some 200 firefighters and members of the emergency services rushed to the scene on Fifth Avenue while the New York Police Department closed surrounding roads.

The fire was contained to the 50th floor of the tower, located on Fifth Avenue in NY.

Fire trucks arrive outside Trump Tower on 5th Avenue in NY on April 7, 2018 during a fire on the 50th floor of the building owned by US President Donald Trump.

Nigro said the fire broke out at around 5:30 p.m. and fire engines and ladders were there within five minutes.

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During the incident, Mr Trump was in Washington DC, where he was seen at the luxury Trump International Hotel.

The president tweeted about the blaze, commending the firefighters who responded. A cause of the fire has not been determined, he said.

"The fire was a hard fire".

President Trump was not in New York City this weekend. "Very confined (well built building)", he wrote, shameless plugging his reputation as a builder. "The apartment was quite large and 50 stories up", he said. Two people suffered minor injuries.

Eric Trump, the president's second-oldest son, tweeted that the fire was in a residential apartment at the tower.