Trump Tower Fire Quickly Leads to Fake News That Trump Is Dead

10 January, 2018, 01:42 | Author: Chad Mckenzie
  • Trump Tower is seen from 5th Avenue in a 2015 file

Reports claim that Trump Tower's heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) system ignited earlier around 7am, but the New York City Fire Department tweeted saying the fire was "under control" shortly afterwards.

More than 126 firefighters responded to the scene.

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But Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" took the cake, asking if the white smoke from the tower means Trump has replaced Melania as a new first lady. Fire officials said the fire was contained to the roof and never entered the building.

Trump commissioned architect Der Scutt to create an imposing, dominating structure that the Trump Tower website describes as "a world-famous testament of Mr Trump's grand vision". There were no evacuations and no one was reported injured, the spokesman said. It was not immediately known if those injured were civilians or firefighters.

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US President was not present there as he is now in Washington. Trump Tower, located at 721 Fifth Avenue, is home to President Trump's family and is protected by Secret Service.

It was believed to be sparked by an electrical box on the roof of the building. NY time, reportedly by Secret Service agents.

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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 heros and deserve our most honest thanks and praise!" The fire burned a hole in the bathroom ceiling before being extinguished.

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