Raw Story: Last Sept. 11, former President Donald Trump skipped the commemorative 9/11 events and instead posed for photo-ops in Manhattan with first responders. Many didn’t know he had a lot for which to personally thank firefighters because just hours earlier seven local firehouses in upstate New York had battled a blaze at one of Trump’s properties.
Trump, who became known as a faux reality television star by regularly throwing out the phrase “you’re fired,” seems to have had a serial loser’s bad luck where fires are concerned.
Trump properties sustained at least seven fires since he became president in 2017. There were other fires that date to before he assumed office. And his string of loser luck includes a 1989 helicopter crash—the only one of its kind—that killed three Trump casino executives whose lives Trump had insured for, he said at the time, $35 million.
Here is a catalog of the various fires that have occurred at Trump properties over the last few years:
Hudson Valley, 2021
Investigations are ongoing after a three-alarm fire broke out on Sept. 10 at a barn on Trump’s private 300-acre, 18-hole Trump National Golf Course Hudson Valley in Dutchess County, New York, about 130 miles north of Manhattan…Read more…