Fire breaks out at Trump Tower in NY

Donald Trump has hit out at Michael Wolff's claims in the book Fire And Fury

The Fire Department of NY says the fire started around 7 a.m. Monday at the building that contains U.S. President Donald Trump's home and business offices. Two minor injuries are reported; a firefighter who was hit with falling debris and a civilian.

Fire officials say crews were called out to the building just before 7 a.m., according to WNBC. "The men and women of the #FDNY are true heroes and deserve our most honest thanks and praise!"

The fire department reported that the blaze burned on the roof of the building rather than inside it. Smoke could be seen pouring from the skyscraper's top. The executive vice president at the Trump Organization, Eric Trump confirmed that a fire broke out when the roofing cooling tower ignited.

Pictures shared on social media showed a stream of smoke trailing into the sky from the roof of the Midtown high-rise.

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The building houses luxury apartments and a number of businesses.

No residents were evacuated from the building and there are no reports of injuries at this time.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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