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One of the biggest risks in the window washing business is happening right now in lower Manhattan as two window washers are believed to be trapped on dangling scaffolding near the 68th floor of 1 World Trade Center, reports CBS New York.

The incident, which began at around 12:45 p.m. on the south side of the Freedom Tower, occurred when the washers were about to ascend to the top of the tower, according to initial reports. The cable that pulls the scaffold up reportedly became loose.

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