1 killed, 4 injured in fire at Trump tower

New York: One person has been killed and four firefighters have been injured after a fire broke out on the 50th floor in the Trump Tower, a large building in Manhattan owned by United States President Donald Trump.

The deceased, who was a resident of the building’s 50th floor, was taken to the hospital in critical condition, fire department spokeswoman Angelica Conroy told CNN.

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

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.

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