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Window washers trapped on broken scaffold

Over 100 firefighters on scene at Hearst Tower

Workers rescued at top of NYC skyscraper

June 13, 2013

Two window washers were rescued by about 100 New York firefighters near the top of the 46-storey Hearst Tower. The workers, who were servicing the window-washing equipment when the

scaffolding broke, were left dangling 500 feet above Eighth Avenue.