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2 injured in Trump Tower fire

Blaze started in heating and air conditioning system, officials say

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NEW YORK – A fire in Trump Tower's heating and air conditioning system caused smoke to billow from the roof and injured two people, New York City fire officials said.

The Fire Department of New York said the fire started around 7 a.m. Monday at the building that contains President Donald Trump's home and business offices.

Fire officials said a civilian was treated for serious injuries and firefighter was treated for minor injuries. It took about an hour to put out the fire on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.

The president's son Eric tweeted his thanks to firefighters for doing "an incredible job."

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