— Lila Kerns (@GoofyFoot70) February 10, 2016
— Tony Colasurdo (@Tony_Colasurdo) February 10, 2016
However, that wasn’t the case.
Pictures and videos uploaded to Twitter show smoke coming from the building.
The FDNY said there wasn’t a fre.
We can confirm that there is no fire to report at the WTC https://t.co/FYhvxuh5j8
— FDNY (@FDNY) February 9, 2016
I just called @FDNY and they confirmed: There is no fire at One World Trade Center, despite “unsound” reports to the contrary.
— Keegan Hamilton (@keegan_hamilton) February 10, 2016
“We can confirm that there is no fire to report at the WTC,” the FDNY tweeted.
The NYPD responded to concerns on Twitter, stating it wasn’t on fire.
THERE IS NO FIRE ! https://t.co/JSWTGUCYUX
— NYPD 1st Precinct (@NYPD1Pct) February 10, 2016
Officials said the building’s lights mixed with steam gave it the illusion of a fire, PIX-11 reported.