Fire Breaks Out at Building Near Trump Tower in Manhattan

WPIX - December 06, 2018

by ASHLEY SOLEY-CERRO

MIDTOWN, Manhattan — Firefighters responded to a blaze at a building near Trump Tower in Manhattan Wednesday, according to FDNY.

Reports of a fire were made at 11:30 a.m. at 745 Fifth Ave., across the street from President Donald Trump’s Manhattan high-rise, FDNY officials said.

The fire appeared to occur in a transformer in the street that extended to the building, according to FDNY.

More than 100 firefighters responded, and got a handle on the fire by 1:30 p.m.

No injuries were reported.

Additional information about the fire was not immediately available.