Nightly News   |  June 12, 2013

Window washers trapped by scaffolding

Hundreds of feet above 8th Avenue in Manhattan a pair of window washers were rescued by firefighters after their scaffolding buckled. NBC’s Lester Holt reports.

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>>> there was high drama 500 feet above midtown manhattan as a pair of window washers became trapped as their scaffolding buckled. it played out on live news television, firefighters removed windows on the 44th floor and pulled them to safety.