First responders are scrambling this morning to rescue a window washer who is dangling from a Manhattan building in midtown.
— Eyewitness News (@ABC7NY) August 23, 2016
The building is 1373 Broadway — at the intersection of 36th Street and Broadway — in Manhattan, and the first calls for help to 911 came in at 9:53 a.m. EST Tuesday.
According to ABC News, “The FDNY is at the scene and said the scaffolding the washers are on appears to be stuck.”
An ABC News helicopter is en route to the building, and you can watch the livestream from the copter’s camera here.
This story is breaking and we will update with more information soon.
UPDATE — 10:41 a.m. EST: Reports are now indicating that the window washer fell onto above-ground scaffolding from an unknown height. There is no word at this time about the worker’s condition, though he is being treated by medical services.
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