Smoke dwindles on roof of Trump Tower in NYC

Smoke dwindles on roof of Trump Tower in NYC

Eric Trump, the son of President Donald trump tweeted about the incident around 8:30 a.m. Monday and said it was a small fire.

Two civilians and a firefighter were treated for non-life-threatening injuries, the NY fire department said.

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

"We made several announcements to all the tenants in the building to remain in place", said New York Fire Chief Roger Sakowich. Around 84 firefighters and 26 emergency units responded to the scene.

Firefighters could be seen on the roof of the building as large clouds of smoke covered the midtown skyline.

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The fire department said two people were injured.

Trump Tower was also the setting for Trump's reality TV show, "The Apprentice", and the headquarters of his presidential campaign.

Social media users have been sharing photos and videos of the building on fire, with reports claiming the fire started from an electrical box.

The building served as Donald Trump's primary residence and workplace before he took up residence in the White House a year ago.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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