3-Alarm Fire Breaks Out At Trump Tower In New York

10 April, 2018, 20:41 | Author: Valerie Santiago
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The FDNY said that six firefighters suffered injuries.

Mr Nigro added: "We found fire on the 50th floor of the building".

The person who died lived in the apartment that caught fire. "This is a very hard fire, as you can imagine". As you can imagine, the apartment is quite large, we are 50 stories up.

But the president took to Twitter last night to discuss the fire, saying that it was well-contained, and that the building is "well built".

Firefighters remained at the scene Sunday, cleaning up after the blaze and trying to determine its cause. His apartment, 50C, which is a little more than ten floors below President Trump's penthouse, was valued at $2.5 million.

Around 45 minutes before the man's death was announced, President Donald Trump had tweeted that the fire was out and boasted that the fire had been "very confined" as the tower is a "well-built building".

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Some time later, Trump changed his rhetoric and spent almost $3m to fit sprinklers in all units of World Tower near the United Nations, claiming the move made the tenants feel more secured.

The cause of the fire is now unknown, but according to the New York City Fire Department, the fire was centered in a single large apartment, where they found one critically injured resident.

The man killed in a blaze at New York City's Trump Tower was an art collector who spent time with Andy Warhol, but fell on hard financial times in recent years and went through bankruptcy proceedings.

Early talks for the bill said all buildings be required to pay to install sprinklers - at the displeasure of many real estate moguls, including Trump.

In addition to that, back in the late 90s, the billionaire business mogul lobbied not to have sprinklers installed in high-rise buildings, including the ones he owned, after the New York City introduced legislation requiring all residential skyscrapers to be equipped with such fire safety measures. Trump, the Times reported, called city officials in NY to argue that the sprinkler systems were too expensive-costing up to $4 per square foot and potentially thousands per apartment.



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