Window Washers Hang From Building In Terrifying Mid-Air Ordeal

Emergency crews have pulled two window washers to safety after they became stuck on scaffolding on the side of a building in Midtown, New York City.

The scaffolding could be seen hanging off at an angle about 35 stories up in the air on a building near the intersection of 3rd Avenue and 84th Street.

Window Washers Dangle From Building
Window washers during their mid-air ordeal. Photo: Garrett Negen/ CBS New York

Police, emergency services and firefighters lowered safety harnesses down to the stuck workers, CBS2’s Jim Smith reported.

Window Washers Dangle From Building
Rescue workers scaled the building to free the window washers. Photo: Garrett Negen/CBS New York.

The workers have seen been pulled into the building through a window.

More to come.