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2 window washers rescued after being stranded 16 stories high

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Posted at 10:07 AM, Aug 31, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-31 13:20:57-04

Two window washers were rescued from 16 stories up in New Jersey on Tuesday.

The workers became stranded after their scaffolding got twisted amid gusty winds outside a building in Jersey City, ABC affiliate WABC reported.

According to the news outlet, Jersey City Fire Department rescued the two window washers around 4:30 p.m. at the Liberty Towers building.

First responders pulled the workers to safety through a window that had been broken by the scaffolding, the news outlet reported.

According to officials, no injuries were reported, WABC reported.