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Windstorm Gives High-Rise Window Washers a Harrowing Ride

16 May 2019, 12:56 | Glen Norman

WATCH: Window Washers Trapped Mid-Air as Rigging Swings Wildly Out Of Control

Window washers stuck in lift basket sent swinging by high winds

Two window washers have been rescued from a dangling scaffold above the roof of a almost 850-foot (259 meters) skyscraper in downtown Oklahoma City.

Oklahoma City firefighters rushed to the Devon Tower around 8 a.m. local time after receiving a 911 call that high winds were swinging a window washing rig like a yo-yo. The lift hit part of the building and broke glass.

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Firefighters managed to secure the lift that was dangling from the top of the building and pull the two to safety about 8.30am after half an hour.

They were evaluated by paramedics at the scene but declined medical treatment.

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The cause of the accident is now under investigation, according to Oklahoma City Fire Capt David Macy.

"It appears as though it went as smoothly as it probably possibly could have in a situation like this, due to the timeframe by which we know that they were actually rescued", he said.

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Videos of the incident showed the platform swinging wildly away from near the top of the 50-story Devon Tower in downtown Oklahoma City.



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