One firefighter was injured by falling debris and an engineer inhaled smoke while trying to put out the fire with a fire extinguisher, said New York City Fire Department Manhattan Borough Commander Roger W. Sakowich, according to WPIX. Three minor injuries are now reported. Around 84 firefighters were rushed to the scene right after the incident. In the meantime, social media users are sharing their thoughts about Trump Tower's rooftop inferno.
Trump Tower soars above 5th Avenue in Manhattan, New York City.
"This building has two roofs - a low roof, where all the mechanical equipment is. and a top roof. with some vents to cover that equipment so you don't see it from the outside", the official said. Fire officials said the fire was contained to the roof and never entered the building.
US President was not present there as he is now in Washington. NY time, reportedly by Secret Service agents.
Eric Trump, executive vice president for the Trump Organization and one of President Trump's sons, tweeted that the fire was caused by an electrical issue in a cooling tower and thanked the fire department.
The fire never entered the building, and the situation was brought under control by 8:13 am. "The men and women of the #FDNY are true heroes and deserve our most honest thanks and praise!" he posted on micro-blogging site Twitter. The fire triggered a massive response from firefighters.
But Newton, Carolina's leading rusher this season, didn't run much in two losses to New Orleans, gaining 67 yards on nine carries. When Newton is accurate, efficient and can extend plays and create yards with his legs, the Panthers can beat anybody.
The team called a news conference for Tuesday afternoon to introduce Gruden, who coached the Raiders from 1998 to 2001. The worst-kept secret of the week has been confirmed: Jon Gruden will return to coach the Oakland Raiders .
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The versatile actress Anushka Sharma recently tied to knot to Indian skipper Virat Kohli in a hush-hush ceremony in Italy. Cute Anushka Sharma was found shaking her legs on the streets of Lisbon and a localite joined her in the dance.
Aerospace and defense company Northrop Grumman was responsible for securing SpaceX's launch services for the Zuma mission. While it isn't exactly clear what the Zuma mission is or precisely who it's for, we do have some clues.
Last year, the original Nokia 6 was announced in January for China, then made available in the USA through Amazon in July. The Nokia 6 still has a headphone jack, but the speakers have-on paper at least-been downgraded from two speakers to one.
Barkley scored five goals and recorded eight assists in the Premier League last season as Everton finished seventh in the table. Blues chief Conte said: "We are talking about an English player, a young player, with good prospects for Chelsea".
Charles, Missouri, is charged with terrorism attacks and other violence against railroad carriers and mass transportation systems. The car's license plate was traced to Wilson, who tried to turn himself in to police but would not say what he had done.
Taylor was a key member of the Huskers' dominate run under Tom Osborne that ended with national titles in 1994-95 and 1997. Dickenson played professionally for 12 seasons, mostly in the CFL, where he led the B.C.
Coos County Sherriff Craig Zanni said, "This is now a federal issue related to a change of federal prosecutor's directives". Just Sessions' announcement has already sparked backlash from politicians on both sides of the aisle, he noted.
Platelet, blood donors needed
The American Red Cross is issuing an urgent call for blood and platelet donors Monday to help tackle a winter blood shortage . Platelets: The clotting portion of blood primarily given to cancer patients during treatment and always in great demand.
Donald Trump's rant against Pakistan
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Sports journalist found safe after going missing in Houston
Her purse - which contained an iPad, computer, and credit cards - was found intact somewhere inside the mall, according to KHOU . The Houston Police Department posted on Twitter that Roland, 29, has been found safe after she had been missing since Saturday.
Golden Globes: 10 Memorable Moments From the Show
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Lalu sentenced to 3.5 years Jail in fodder scam
Lalu's son Tejaswwi Yadav, who alleged political vendetta behind the case, stated that his father was not afraid of the verdict. Meanwhile, Lalu's son and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav said that the trial court's decision will be challenged in the high court .
Flu hospitalizations soaring in Ohio
She said it is even more important if their baby is younger than six months and therefore, can not get vaccinated. The number of influenza cases are up, and Fraser Health is concerned emergency rooms will get plugged up.