BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Two window washers were rescued from a building in Maryland after the scaffolding platform they were on partially collapsed.
Montgomery County fire department spokesman Pete Piringer says officials were called around 11 a.m. Wednesday to a building on the National Institutes of Health campus in Bethesda. Piringer says the two men who had been on the scaffolding were suspended in place by safety equipment and were about 75 feet above the ground.READ MORE: Joppa Grandmother Saves Pizza Delivery Driver Following Saturday Night Shooting
The National Institutes of Health fire department was able to rescue the men using a bucket ladder. The two were taken to the hospital to be evaluated and did not have life threatening injuries.READ MORE: 1 Man Dead Following Triple Shooting At Northeast Baltimore Shopping Center, Police Say
It was not clear what caused the scaffolding to collapse. The building the men were rescued from is a clinical center.MORE NEWS: Baltimore Pride Festivities Promote Diversity Among People Of All Ages
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