President trump at the time of the accident was in Washington
Two people were injured in a fire in a skyscraper Trump Tower in Manhattan, said Monday the fire Department of new York.
The President of the United States Donald trump at the time of the accident was in Washington. Although initially local media reported that as a result of a fire nobody suffered, it was later revealed that one person is in serious condition with possible life-threatening and another was injured.
One of the sons of the President, Eric trump, wrote on Twitter that there was a small electrical fire in the cooling system on the roof of the building.
“The fire Department of new York arrived on the scene within minutes and did a great job – wrote the President’s son. – Firefighters are real heroes and deserve the most sincere thanks and praise!”
A phone call about the fire was received at 7 am Eastern time. The 68-storey skyscraper was the primary residence of the trump to his victory in the presidential election.
After more than one and a half hours after reports of a fire at the scene continued to work 84 employees of the fire protection and firefighting units 26, told the official representative of the fire service Ken Reilly.