Injuries were non-life-threatening, and the blaze was declared under control by 8:15 a.m., Dwyer said. Starting around 7 a.m., smoke billowed from one corner of the building for a while before most of it dissipated.
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The president, who has a penthouse residence in the tower, as well as business offices there, is not believed to be at the midtown, Manhattan tower block at this time. However, three people - including a local firefighter - suffered injuries. Trump Tower, located at 721 Fifth Avenue, is home to President Trump's family and is protected by Secret Service.
The president's son Eric later tweeted his thanks to firefighters for doing "an incredible job". NY time, reportedly by Secret Service agents. Trump's primary residence was in the building before his election victory and inauguration almost a year ago.
A fire broke out on the top floor of the 664-foot-high building on 8 January 2018. "The men and women of the #FDNY are true heroes and deserve our most honest thanks and praise!"