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Fire breaks out at building near Trump Tower in Manhattan

Posted at 12:49 PM, Dec 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-05 14:57:13-05

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

A fire broke out at a building in Manhattan on Dec. 5, 2018. (PIX11)

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.