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Dangling workers rescued from World Trade Center

4 years 8 months 5 days ago Wednesday, November 12 2014 Nov 12, 2014 November 12, 2014 1:18 PM November 12, 2014 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: APNewsNow

NEW YORK - New York City firefighters have cut window glass and rescued two window washers trapped on scaffolding dangling 69 stories up the side of 1 World Trade Center.

The fire department says the workers were tethered and communicating with rescuers during their ordeal.

A cable on the scaffolding apparently broke around 1 p.m. They were pulled inside the building around 2:15 p.m.

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