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Two window washers were trapped on a collapsed scaffold high above the streets of Midtown Manhattan on Wednesday. (credit: CBS 2)

Workers Rescued From Collapsed Scaffolding At Hearst Tower

Two scaffold maintenance workers trapped for more than an hour on a collapsed scaffold high above the streets of Midtown Manhattan have been rescued.

06/12/2013

Upper East Side Scaffolding Collapse - New York, NY - Apr 13, 2012 (credit: CBS2)

Exclusive: Engineer Rescued From Scaffold Collapse Speaks Out

“One side of the scaffold started to slip very fast. I don’t know what happened or why. It just started to slip very fast,” said Anmar Mohammed of Astoria.

04/14/2012

A scaffold dangles off a building on East 65th Street on Apr. 13, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Emergency Crews Rescue Workers From High-Rise Scaffold Collapse In Manhattan

The scaffold hung precariously 17 stories high as emergency rescue personnel responded to the scene just as one of the workers was trying to get into the building through a window.

04/13/2012

Debris on a bus following a partial building collapse in Harlem on Sept. 20, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

18 Hurt When Partial Building Collapse Sends Debris Onto Bus In Harlem

The brick facade of a 2-story building at 305 West 125th Street, which was being demolished, collapsed and sent debris onto a city bus carrying 30 passengers.

09/20/2011