Workers rescued after scaffolding collapse in downtown

Updated: Apr. 8, 2021 at 11:18 AM EDT
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CINCINNATI (FOX19) - Firefighters rescued workers in downtown after the scaffolding collapsed.

The scaffolding collapsed at 4th and Elm Streets, according to the Cincinnati Fire Department.

Three window washers were hanging from the collapsed scaffolding, the department said.

Firefighters rescued all three from the building’s eighth and ninth floors within 40 minutes, the department said.

According to Assistant Fire Chief Tom Lakamp, all of the workers are okay.

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