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New York Fire Department Reports Fire on the 50th Floor of Trump Tower, 1 Dead

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by JEROME HUDSON
Breitbart.com

***Update: A critically injured 67-year-old man died after being transported to Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospital, officials said according to the Daily Mail. Four firefighters were also reportedly injured but suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Original story starts here:

The Fire Department of New York reported a fire on the 50th floor of Trump Tower on Saturday, with initial details indicating no injuries.

“FDNYalerts MAN 2-ALARM 721 5 AVE, HIGH RISE (TRUMP TOWER) FIRE ON 50TH FLR,” the Fire Department of New York initially tweeted.

 members are on scene of a 3-alarm fire at 721 5th Ave Manhattan. There are currently no injuries reported,” another Twitter message for the FDNY read.

The New York Police Department announced road closures, due to the Trump Tower blaze, in the area near 5th Ave. and West 57th Street.

A critically injured 67-year-old man died after being transported to Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospital, officials said according to the Daily Mail.

Four firefighters were also reportedly injured but suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Social media quickly filled with photos and video of the fire and pedestrians scrambling to find shelter from falling debris.

President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Saturday to announce that the fire had been contained. President Trump also thanked the men and women of the Fire Department of New York for doing a “great job.”

“Fire at Trump Tower is out. Very confined (well built building). Firemen (and women) did a great job. THANK YOU!” President Trump wrote.

FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro addressed media Saturday evening and said the 50th floor “apartment was entirely on fire.”

“This was a very difficult fire. As you can imagine, the apartment is quite large, we are 50 stories up. The rest of the building had a considerable amount of smoke. 200 Firefighters and EMS members are on scene,” Nigro said.

“We found fire on the 50th floor of the building. The apartment was entirely on fire. Members pushed in heroically, they were knocking down the fire,” Nigro explained, adding that the blaze was under control at around 7:45p.m.

Eric Trump also thanked the “amazing men and women of the NYFD” for their service on Saturday.

“Thank you to the amazing men and women of the NYFD who extinguished a fire in a residential apartment at . The  and  are truly some of the most incredible people anywhere!” Eric Trump wrote.

Saturday’s blaze was the second time this year that President Trump’s signature building in New York City had caught fire.

In January, an electrical box sent smoke and flames flying in the air from the roof of Trump Tower. No injuries were reported, and the building was not evacuated.

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