Trump Tower Is On Fire

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NBC/T Henning via Spectrum News NY1

A fire has broken out on the roof of Trump Tower in New York, according to reports.

Smoke was seen billowing out of the top of the Manhattan skyscraper, which could be seen from all around the city.

Firefighters were called to the Fifth Avenue skyscraper at about 7.20am Monday morning (8 January), located at East 56th Street, according to New York Daily News.

While it’s understood the fire has been ‘knocked back’, firefighters are currently in the process of making sure it doesn’t spread to any other parts of the building.

There’ve been no injuries immediately reported and the cause of the blaze is currently unknown.

It’s thought President Donald Trump was not in his apartment during the time of the fire and was residing in Washington.

People were quick to post to social media images and videos showing firefighters on the roof of the tower.

More to follow.