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Firefighters rescue stranded window washer

1 year ago January 22, 2014 Jan 22, 2014 Wednesday, January 22 2014 Wednesday, January 22, 2014 12:26:46 PM CST in News
Source: St. George Fire Protection District
By: Kevin Davidson

BATON ROUGE - Firefighters rescued a window washer who was stranded on the side of a building in Baton Rouge this morning.

A spokesman for the St. George Fire Protection District says the person was stuck at the fifth floor level at 8555 United Plaza Blvd, off of Essen Lane.

The rigging of the washer's bosun's chair jammed just after 10:30 a.m.

Firefighters extended a ladder to the stuck worker and helped him climb down.

The rescue took about 20 minutes.


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