Three people were injured in a fire at Trump Tower in Manhattan Monday morning, authorities said.
Fire Department of New York Chief Roger Sakowich told NBC New York that the fire started in a cooling unit that contains heaters for use during this time of year, and said flames came out a vent just before 7 a.m. on Monday. The fire was reported after Secret Service agents noticed smoke.
The president was not in the building when the fire erupted. The fire was reported under control as of 8:13 a.m., the FDNY said.
A police source had told NBC News that there were no initial reports of injuries or evacuations. Authorities later said there were three injuries: The fire chief later said there were two injuries: a firefighter who was hurt when debris fell on top of him, and an engineer who was injured but refused treatment. A civilian was also injured but details were not immediately available.
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