There were no evacuations, though some residents left on their own, Nigro confirmed.
Trump called city officials like famed Queens politician Archie Spigner, whose council committee compiled the bill, to argue that sprinklers were too expensive - at $4 per square foot - to install throughout an entire building, the New York Timesreported at the time. There were no members of first family in residence.
President Trump was not in New York City this weekend.
The Department of Buildings has issued a partial order to vacate residences 50C and 51C, they note, and residents are able to occupy the 55 floor and above or 45 floor and below. He also thanked the fire department.
President Donald Trumptook to Twitter with an update that said, "Fire at Trump Tower is out". "But the building sure stood up quite well".
Some fire-safety advocates wanted older apartment buildings to be retrofitted with sprinklers when the city began requiring them in new residential high-rises nearly 20 years ago.
Eric Trump said the fire had been in a cooling tower.
Pakistani prime minister in Afghanistan to ease tensions
During his meeting with Ghani, the Afghan president invited PM Abbasi to "initiate a state-to-state comprehensive dialogue". The statement said Ghani and Abbasi held a one on one meeting followed by delegation level talks at the Presidential Palace.
Minnesota Woman Charged with Felony DUI in IL
She lied about her name, date of birthdate, Social Security number, and also lied about being pregnant, police said. Officers also observed an open bottle of Crown Royal liquor in the front passenger seat.
Intel shares dive on report Apple making own Mac chips
By moving away from Intel chips will allow Apple to freely release new Mac models without having to wait on new Intel chips . All 15 members of the group lost at least 2.6 per cent, with Intel down 6.1 per cent, its biggest rout since January 2016.
Britains Prince Philip admitted to hospital for hip surgery
The Duke of Edinburgh has been admitted to hospital in central London for planned surgery on his hip, Buckingham Palace has said. The Duke of Edinburgh retired from public life last August, although he has appeared alongside the Queen at several events.
Bill Cosby Jury Is Set After a Dispute Over the Racial Makeup
Cosby's lawyers , who claimed that the prosecution had objected to the inclusion of a black woman on the jury because of her race. The original retrial was due to begin in November 2017 but was pushed back six months after Cosby hired the new lawyers.