Two workers were rescued Thursday afternoon from a platform hanging from a Boston skyscraper.
The Boston Fire Department said it was working to rescue two window washers who were outside the 42nd floor of a Sudbury Street building.
NBC10 Boston's SkyRanger helicopter was over the scene. Crews could be seen opening a window from the inside of the building and ultimately getting the workers to safety.
"Things happen," Boston Fire District Chief Brian Tully said. "Maybe a pulley or something was out of line and they just ended up at an angled situation."
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Tully explained the difficulty crews had getting the workers off of the platform.
"If they were a little bit lower, we may have been able to use one of our tower ladders, and we would have maybe chose that," he said.