Trump Tower fire: 1 killed; talks over U.S. president's sprinkler-free building
09 April, 2018, 00:28 | Author: Priscilla Morrison
Depending on who you followed more closely, there were two accounts of the fire Saturday night that tore through a 50th-floor apartment in Trump Tower, President Donald Trump's namesake building on Fifth Avenue in NY.
The FDNY said that six firefighters suffered injuries.
Updates since have called for high rise buildings to be fitted with sprinklers, but residential towers only have to fit them when major renovations are being completed.
"We found fire on the 50th floor of the building".
Brassner was a friend of the late artist Andy Warhol and is mentioned several times in the legendary New Yorker's 1989 autobiography, The Andy Warhol Diaries. Six firefighters were also injured in the fire, ABC reported.
Nigro described the apartment where the fire began as "quite large" and containing "quite a lot of furniture", which led to its spread.
Police identified the man killed as Todd Brassner, 67, a resident of the building's 50th floor.
The all came in just before 6 pm Saturday and within minutes, about 200 firefighters and EMS workers arrived on scene. "If you look at the fire deaths in NY, nearly all of them are in one- or two-family houses". The cause of the fire was not immediately apparent.
Trump Tower in Midtown Manhattan in 2009.
Two decades before he was president, Trump got political when he spent thousands of dollars lobbying City Council members not to pass the bill - because it would be too expensive for his apartment buildings.
Last night's blaze tore through part of the 50th floor of the 5th Avenue Trump Tower. The president lives there in the top three floors when he is in NY.
While it's uncertain the number of fires have actually been at the structure because it opened in 1984, an extreme fire in 1982 set building back 2 months, inning accordance with amNewYork.
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