Two workers have been rescued in New York after a scaffolding carrying them collapsed at One World Trade Centre, trapping the two men on the 68th floor.
New York's Fire Department was tweeting about the situation.
MAN ALL HANDS 1 WORLD TRADE CENTER, HIGH RISE (WORLD TRADE CENTER) SCAFFOLDING EMERGENCY,— FDNY (@FDNY) November 12, 2014
Images show the scaffolding dangling at a steep angle whilst the NYFD images show the rig from inside the building.
MAN ALL HANDS 1 WORLD TRADE CENTER, HIGH RISE (WORLD TRADE CENTER) SCAFFOLDING EMERGENCY, UNDER CONTROL— FDNY (@FDNY) November 12, 2014
The men were taken to a local hospital to be treated for mild hypothermia, police said.
Officials for the company that designed, built and installed the window-washing rig, had no comment.
At 1,776 feet tall, the One World Trade Center building surpassed Chicago's Willis Tower as the tallest building in the US.
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