Two Window Washers Trapped on Scaffolding in Atlanta
Aired February 8, 2001 - 5:50 p.m. ET
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BERNARD SHAW, CNN ANCHOR: We will take you back to the hearings before the House Government Reform Committee. But first, there is another story unfolding at this hour. We are keeping our eyes on this scene in downtown Atlanta: Two window-washers appear to be trapped on the 44th floor of this Marriott hotel. The scaffolding they were using appears to have broken. You can see the rescue workers on the roof of the hotel right now. A massive rescue effort underway at this hour, at 5:50 Eastern time in Atlanta, Georgia.
We will continue to monitor this story. One of the rescuers has managed to get on the ledge there; in the center of the screen, there, you can see the scaffolding dangling off to the right of your screen. We're watching this story very, very closely and will keep you informed of later developments.
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