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Site of Trump Tower fire had no working smoke detector

April 9, 2018

Trump, his wife and his son Barron were in Washington during the fire.

Some building residents said they worried about the lack of sprinklers following Saturday’s fire.

One resident, who declined to disclose his name, said he has lived on the 46th floor of Trump Tower for a few years with his four kids. He heard news of the fire just before returning home from vacation with his family.

“When I heard the news, I bugged out a little because I live on the 46th, and the fire was on the 50th,” the man said. “It’s always a major concern, but I’m pretty sure they’re going to get things fixed. Something like this can’t happen again.”

Another resident, a 30-year-old realtor, said he hoped to sell his apartment.

“It was very sad and unfortunate what happened,” he said.

Trump Tower remains closed to the public.