A man who was in the apartment that caught fire was taken to the hospital, where he died from his injuries, officials said.
Four firefighters suffered non-life-threatening injuries, the department said. An investigation is ongoing.
Firefighters work outside Trump Tower in New York City, April 7, 2018. That one was characterized as an electrical fire, and was mostly confined to the building's roof.
Neither Mr. Trump or any of his family were in the building at the time of the fire.
Asked if that assessment was accurate, Nigro said, "It's a well-built building". He also says the upper floors of the tower do not have fire sprinklers, the Associated Press reports, which were not required by law when the building was completed in 1983. Under the 1999 legislation, buildings constructed before then were only required to have sprinklers if they underwent gut renovations.
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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.
Son Eric Trump, executive vice president of the Trump Organization, offered similar sentiments to his father, and Don Jr.
He said Secret Service members checked on the condition of Trump's apartment. He thanked the firefighters for their fearless work in containing the blaze, and then pointed out that the building was a "well built building". "Instead they received an automatic notification that there was a fire inside".
Lalitha Masson, a 76-year-old resident, called it "a very, very terrifying experience".
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.
"We had many floors to search, and stairways".