Fire reported at Trump Tower, FDNY says

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Two people were injured after a fire broke out in the heating and air conditioning system at Trump Tower in New York City. Dozens of firefighters responded to the blaze after the initial call came in around 7:30am.

"Although local media initially reported there were no injuries, one person sustained a serious, possibly life-threatening injury, and another had a minor injury, the Fire Department said", reports Reuters.

The Fire Department of NY says it was called there around 7 a.m. Monday.

They were met with steam and smoke brought on by the 19-degree conditions, officials said.

At least one firefighter suffered minor injuries after being hit by debris before being transported to the hospital.

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US President Donald Trump was in Washington at the time.

The president was not in the building when the fire erupted.

First Lady Melania Trump and son Barron lived in the residence for the first few months of Trump's presidency, before moving to the White House.

Clouds of dark smoke emanated from the Trump Tower's rooftop, January 8, 2018, in NY.

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