Fire at Azerbaijan hotel formerly linked to President Trump

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Another property with connections to President Donald Trump caught fire this weekend.

A high-rise building that once was slated to become a Trump International Hotel in the Azerbaijani capital of Baku on Saturday caught fire.

Footage on social media showed flames shooting out of the windows and smoke billowing from the 33-floor building, which is still under construction.

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It was the second blaze in the building this year; in January two civilians and a firefighter were injured when a fire broke out, reportedly cause by an electrical issue.

Note that the Trump Tower - a tower height of 130 meters, one of the five highest buildings in Azerbaijan.

The Trump Organization withdrew its licensing agreement for the Baku skyscraper, formerly called Trump Tower, shortly after the 2016 election, as it promised to wind down worldwide projects that could pose conflicts of interest to the president. According to Interfax-Azerbaijan, as a result of incident nobody has suffered.

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