Two injured after fire at Trump Tower in New York

Prime Minister Theresa May during talks with US President Donald Trump

Authorities have responded to an apparent fire on the top floor of Trump Tower in New York City according to several reports.

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

The Fire Department of NY says it was called there around 7 a.m. Monday. "The men and women of the #FDNY are true heros and deserve our most honest thanks and praise!"


The fire department is on the scene, the police spokesman said. Flames coming from the vents.

NPR said two injuries were reported - a firefighter received a minor injury, and a civilian is "suffering from a serious, life-threatening injury".

As firefighters battled the blaze, a plume of smoke spewed from the roof of the 68-story structure. It took about an hour to extinguish the blaze at the high-rise building on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. His main residence is the White House, although he maintains a luxurious apartment in Trump Tower.

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