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United States of America VIDEO-2 US Workers DANGLING in Peril on Wires >69 Stories High

Dramatic Rescue of Two Window Cleaners After Their Platform Collapsed SIXTY NINE Stories High at One World Trade Center

  • A scaffold malfunction left two window washers dangling 69 stories high at One World Trade Center
  • The building is the tallest in the Western Hemisphere at 1,776 feet and 104 stories
  • The scaffold broke around 12:45pm on Wednesday afternoon
  • Both men were rescued after FDNY broke part of a window on the 68th floor of the building and pulled them to safety
Daily Mail UK, 12 November 2014




A scaffold malfunction has left a team of window washers dangling fifty stories high over New York City. The incident occurred at One World Trade, the tallest building in the Western hemisphere at a staggering 1,776 feet. The Fire Department of New York City said it responded to a call from the building shortly before 1pm on Wednesday.


The incident occurred at One World Trade Center, the tallest building in the Western hemisphere at a staggering 1,776 feet.
The Fire Department of New York City rushed to the building after a 911 call was placed by someone inside when the scaffold broke sometime around 12:45pm.

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Dangling: The scaffold malfunction occurred 69 stories high at One World Trade





Rescue: The FDNY shared this photo from inside the building







Terrifying height: The collapsed scaffold can be seen from blocks away








Rescue: FDNY breaks the glass on the 68th floor of the building to get the two men trapped inside to safety





Safe and sound: One of the workers is pulled in from the scaffolding by a member of the fire department


The New York City Police Department and Emergency Services were also on the scene.

In the end, FDNY broke a window on the 68th floor to get the two men that were trapped off the scaffold and safe inside the building.

The workers were going up the building when one of the motorized cables supporting the scaffold snapped or came loose.

Workers Dangle From One World Trade After Platform Breaks


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