The apartment in Trump Tower in New York where a fire killed a prominent art dealer and collector and injured six firefighters had no sprinkler system.
The fire started on the 50th floor of the Manhattan building just before 10 p.m. EDT Saturday.
At a press conference Sunday, New York fire commissioner Daniel Nigro said the apartment was “virtually entirely on fire” when firefighters arrived.
The fire sent thick, black smoke pouring from the windows of the skyscraper that bears the U.S. president’s name.
Fire sprinklers were not required in New York City high-rises when Trump Tower was completed in 1983. Subsequent updates to …read more