Fire broke out at the Trump Tower in Azerbaijan

Firefighters tackle blaze at Trump Tower in Baku

He added that the firefighters took more than 3 hours to extinguish the fire, adding that the response to emergency services was delayed because the roads were closed in preparation for the events of the Formula One race at the Baku City Circuit.

A huge fire broke out Saturday in a skyscraper known as the Trump Tower in Baku, capital of Azerbaijan, without causing any casualties.

The building was the second property linked to President Donald Trump to catch fire this month, after a blaze broke out on the 50th floor of Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue in NY, killing an art collector. There were no immediate reports of injuries, and the extent of the damage is not yet clear.

"The fire lasted a long time due to a lack of water", Deputy Minister Etibar Mammadov said.

The corporate had partnered on the undertaking with Anar Mammadov, the son of the transport minister of Azerbaijan on the time, Ziya Mammadov. The licensing deal was scrapped after the Trump Organization said it would withdraw from worldwide projects that could post a conflict of interest after Trump's inauguration as president.

The elder Mammadov was suspected by USA diplomats of laundering cash for Iran's army, in response to leaked diplomatic cables made accessible in 2010.

The Associated Press reports that Trump earned between $2.5 million and $2.8 million between 2012 and 2016 in hotel management fees despite it never opening to the public.

Plans to open the high-rise as a enterprise heart up to now have not materialized.

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