Fire at Trump Tower, 1 injured

ANI | Updated: Apr 08, 2018 05:54 IST

New York [USA], Apr. 08 (ANI): A fire has broken out on the 50th floor of Trump Tower in the New York City.

On Saturday, at about 6 PM (local time) huge flames and massive smoke were seen billowing out from the building, following which a team of firefighters was rushed to the location to douse the fire.

One person is reported to be badly injured in the incident.

As per the media reports, New York fire crews graded it a Three-Alarm blaze, meaning a minimum of 33 units and 138 firefighters were sent.

According to a witness, it started with a smoke which soon turned into a blaze.

Later United States President Donald Trump tweeted to inform that the situation has been brought under control.

"Fire at Trump Tower is out. Very confined (well-built building). Firemen (and women) did a great job. THANK YOU!" Trump tweeted.

The cause of the smoke has not been ascertained yet. (ANI)