3 workers rescued from side of skyscraper

(AP) - Firefighters have rescued three men whowere stranded on a malfunctioning scaffold on the side of aJersey City skyscraper. Authorities say the trio were stuck between the 32nd and 33rdfloors of

News 12 Staff

Jul 11, 2009, 12:28 AM

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(AP) - Firefighters have rescued three men whowere stranded on a malfunctioning scaffold on the side of aJersey City skyscraper.
Authorities say the trio were stuck between the 32nd and 33rdfloors of a building on Washington Street due to anunspecified mechanical problem.
Armando Roman, director of the Jersey City Fire and EmergencyServices Department, says they were pulled to safety at about 4:30p.m. Friday. They were stranded for about 90 minutes.
The scaffold is the type typically utilized by window washers.
Jersey City is New Jersey's second-largest city and is locatedacross the Hudson River from lower Manhattan.


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