Fire reported on top floor of Trump Tower in NY

Trump Tower

WPIX reports the rooftop fire was noticed by the Secret Service, who alerted building officials who were able to track the blaze to its source in a vent.

Aerial views showed firefighters on the roof, with smoke billowing from one corner of the high-rise.

Trump Tower retains a large security presence and is often protected during large public events in Manhattan.

Fire officials said a civilian was treated for serious injuries and a firefighter was treated for minor injuries.

The New York City Fire Department responded to the electrical blaze around 7 a.m., FDNY spokesman Frank Dwyer told HuffPost.

"The New York Fire Department was here within minutes and did an incredible job", said the younger Trump. The president was not at the tower when the fire started and he has not issued a statement on the fire as of 8:55 a.m.

Numerous fire crews were still on scene an hour later, though the smoke lessened significantly. NY time, reportedly by Secret Service agents.

"'The fire wasn't in the building, it was on top of the building". "There was a small electrical fire in a cooling tower on the roof of Trump Tower". "The men and women of the #FDNY are true heros and deserve our most honest thanks and praise!"

The Manhattan high rise that bears his name houses President Trump and his family. His son Eric Trump tweeted his praise of the firefighters for their quick response.

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