Trump Tower fire: President praises 'well built building'

FDNY On Scene Of 4-Alarm Fire At Trump Tower

FDNY On Scene Of 4-Alarm Fire At Trump Tower

Social media video showed a small fire coming out of a few windows from the structure in center Manhattan.

Trump praised the building's construction as a "well built building" and lauded firefighters who managed to put out the blaze on Saturday.

The fire, believed to be on the 50th floor, comes about three months after a minor fire broke out in a cooling tower on the roof of the building.

The injured person was the occupant of a residential apartment where the fire started, New York City Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro said at a press conference. Firemen (and women) did a great job.

Trump Tower, which opened in 1983, is located on 5th Ave. and 57th St.in New York City.

United States trade gap rises 6th straight month to 9 ½-year high
There were also increases in exports of capital goods such as civilian aircraft and drilling and oilfield equipment. EDT (1343 GMT), the Canadian dollar was trading almost unchanged at $1.2772 to the greenback, or 78.30 USA cents.

The president's son, Eric Trump, also thanked first responders. "The @FDNY and @NYPD are truly some of the most incredible people anywhere!" he posted.

A later tweet reported three alarms had gone off, and another from the FDNY account reported no injuries and that fire fighters were on the scene.

According to NBC New York, at least five fire trucks were seen responding to the fire on Fifth Avenue.

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

The President was not at Trump Tower, having relocated to Washington, DC for the weekend.

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