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Minor injuries were reported after the fire department quickly contained the electrical blaze.

Jess McHugh
January 08, 2018

Trump Tower in New York City caught on fire Monday morning, according to local authorities.

Video from the scene shows smoke billowing from the 58-story building.

The New York City Fire Department responded to the one-alarm fire at the fifth avenue building, and the fire was "under control" within a few hours, the fire department told the Washington Post in a statement.

The fire was localized on top of the building and not inside it, according to a tweet from the New York City Fire Department. President Donald Trump's son Eric tweeted that the fire was electrical in nature, and he thanked the fire department in a tweet calling them "true heroes."

One firefighter and two civilians sustained minor injuries at Trump Tower, the New York City Fire Department wrote in a tweet.

Trump maintains a three-story penthouse residence at Trump Tower in New York City. There are currently 21 units available to rent or buy, according to Streeteasy.

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