Firefighters fighting fire at Trump Tower; 2 injured

Fire breaks out in Trump Tower in Manhattan New York 2 injured

Emergency services in NY were responding to a fire at the top of Trump Tower this morning, according to local media.

The fire was first discovered when Secret Service members noticed smoke on the roof and reported it to the building's fire safety director, WPIX reports.

Firefighters arrived at the scene in minutes and extinguished the fire, which hadn't spread beyond an HVAC unit on the roof, according to The Washington Post.

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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?

Fire crews are seen at base of Trump Tower, in New York January 8, 2018 in this picture obtained from social media. A firefighter suffered a minor injury when debris fell on him. A few remained on the roof about an hour later.

Eric Trump, executive vice president for the Trump Organization and one of President Trump's sons, tweeted that the fire was caused by an electrical issue in a cooling tower and thanked the fire department.

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US President was not present there as he is now in Washington.

One fire fighter and two bystanders were reportedly injured. NY time, reportedly by Secret Service agents.

Completed in 1983, the 58-storey tower contains offices, restaurants, a hotel and Trump's private residence.

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"'The fire wasn't in the building, it was on top of the building". "The men and women of the #FDNY are true heros and deserve our most honest thanks and praise!"

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