OKLAHOMA CITY - Firefighters rescued a pair of window washers Wednesday morning after they became stranded in a basket that was dangling from a skyscraper in downtown Oklahoma City.
Video released by officials showed the basket swinging back and forth from Devon Tower before firefighters were able to secure it.
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UPDATE | Technical Rescue - Devon Tower | Here is video of the out of control basket as firefighters attempt to control the device. DM pic.twitter.com/IzT65CaHnA— Oklahoma City Fire (@OKCFD) May 15, 2019
The lift struck the tower as it swung, breaking glass, The Oklahoman reported. Video from the tower showed two people standing and holding on to the sides of the basket as it swayed.
#BREAKING: This is TERRIFYING. Two window washers stuck at the top of the Devon Tower, swinging. Fire crews are attempting to rescue them. This video from Sky 5.... @koconews pic.twitter.com/WepdrS0aHe— Jason Hackett (@KOCOJason) May 15, 2019
Firefighters said they were able to secure the lift and rescue the pair about an hour after the incident was reported.
It was not immediately clear whether anyone was injured.
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