• Window washers rescued after being stranded outside 12th floor of United Nations building

    By: Jared Leone, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


    NEW YORK - Two window washers were rescued Saturday after they became stuck outside the 12th floor of the United Nations building, fire officials said. 

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    Rescuers said the workers were in no immediate danger and were not dangling when they arrived around 7 p.m., WPIX reported.

    Firefighters broke the office building glass around 7:30 p.m. to rescue the workers. 

    There were no injuries. 


    Two window washers became stranded on the 39th floor at the same building Aug. 16, WNBC reported. The workers were rescued within an hour after officials broke a window and brought them to safety.



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