Firefighters Rescue 2 Window Washers on Broken Scaffold

Firefighters rescued two window washers trapped on a broken scaffold on the JP Morgan Chase Tower in downtown Houston on Monday morning.

Authorities said a motor on the washing rig malfunctioned at the 71st floor and the men radioed that they were stuck.

Aerial footage showed firefighters pull the window washers to safety through a window at about 11:10 a.m.

Window Washer Rescue in Houston

The 75-story Chase Tower is more than 1,000 feet tall, making it the tallest building in Texas and one of the tallest in the nation.

Missing Attachment Firefighters try to rescue two window washers trapped on a broken scaffold in downtown Houston Monday morning.

No injuries were reported.

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