A window washer is trapped at the top of a 46-story Manhattan skyscraper after his scaffolding broke. He's definitely having a bad day.—
Christy Lynn (@ChristyLynnLSU) June 12, 2013
Window washers in New York City are in an unenviable and frightening position this afternoon:
Here are some photos from the scene. FDNY reports two stranded washers, while other reports have said one person is stranded:
You’d be hard-pressed to find many people willing to trade places with the stranded worker:
We’re hoping for the best for him as well as firefighters attempting a rescue:
Note: This post has been updated with additional tweets.
Hat tip to @einfal.