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Emergency crews responded to a rooftop fire at Trump Tower

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Emergency crews on Monday responded to a fire at Trump Tower in New York City, according to The Washington Post.

The Post on Monday reported a New York City Police Department (NYPD) spokesman said a call came in around 7:30 a.m. local time about the blaze.

The spokesman said that the one-alarm fire began on the roof of the 68-floor luxury building on 5th Avenue.

Trump Tower did not have any evacuations due to the flames, the spokesman added, and the fire is reportedly under control.

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Authorities on Monday told The Post that the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) was on the scene of the fire.

The FDNY around 8:16 a.m. local time on Monday tweeted that the blaze started inside an HVAC system and is now “under control.”

“FDNYalerts MAN 7-5 721 5 AVE, MULTIPLE DWELLING (TRUMP TOWER) FIRE IN HVAC, LOCATED ON ROOF, UNDER CONTROL,” the department said.

New York City police on Monday said no injuries had been reported, but a WPIX reporter said officials had confirmed that two people had been injured to her the same day.

Eric Trump, who is President Trump’s son, on Monday thanked authorities for helping extinguish a “small electrical fire” at the property.

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“There was a small electrical fire in a cooling tower on the roof of Trump Tower,” he said. “The New York Fire Department was here within minutes and did an incredible job.”

“The men and women of the #FDNY are true heroes and deserve our most sincere thanks and praise!” Eric Trump added.

President Trump’s public White House schedule on Monday said he was in Washington, D.C. that morning.

Trump Tower is a Manhattan high rise that includes a penthouse condominium for President Trump and his family.

The building was also the setting of President Trump’s reality television series – NBC’s “The Apprentice” – and the headquarters of his 2016 election campaign.

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