NY Trump Tower Fire On 50th Floor Out, One Injured

A fire broke out Saturday at Trump Tower in New York City

Lawton said the fire "was small and then something happened where the size doubled in seconds!"

Trump Tower, the mixed residential and business building that sometimes serves as the New York White House when the president is in town, had a fire on its 50th floor today.

In a tweet, President Donald Trump thanked the fire department and claimed that the fire had already been put out.

Photos posted on Twitter show flames and smoke coming out of windows at the midtown skyscraper. That one was characterized as an electrical fire, and was mostly confined to the building's roof.

The Fire Department says the blaze broke out on the 50th floor shortly before 6 p.m. Saturday. Firemen (and women) did a great job.

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The New York Police Department tweeted that the area between 5th Avenue and West 57th Street could expect police and fire department activity, and attendant traffic and street closures due to emergency vehicles.

Fire damage on the side of Trump Tower in NY on Saturday, April 7, 2018.

"Fire at Trump Tower is out".

He also said four firefighters received "non-life-threatening" injuries, two with burns and two with other kinds of injuries.

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