Fire at Trump Tower, 1 injured

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His son, Eric Trump, also congratulated the firefighters before news of the death, saying "the @FDNY and @NYPD are truly some of the most incredible people anywhere!"

No injuries have been reported.

One person was seriously injured after a fire broke out at the Trump Tower in midtown New York City on Saturday. His name was not immediately released.

The cause of the fire has not been ascertained yet.

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US President Donald Trump tweeted that the fire was extinguished although the fire department has not corroborated his post. "The upper floors, the residence floors, are not sprinklered".

The FDNY is on the scene of a four-alarm fire at Trump Tower.

Subsequent updates to the building code required commercial skyscrapers to install the sprinklers retroactively, but owners of older residential highrises are not required to install sprinklers unless the building undergoes major renovations.

"Fire at Trump Tower is out".

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

Fire commissioner Dan Nigro said units went up with the Secret Service to check President Trump's residence.

The Trumps' apartment is a triplex that extends from the 66th to 68th floors.

The blaze was quickly knocked down as firefighters sweep the source of the blaze in the skyscraper, according to fire officials.

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He said it was "extremely hot" in the apartment, which was "quite large". "Very confined (well built building)", he wrote, shameless plugging his reputation as a builder.