Window washer dangling from Texas skyscraper rescued
A photo shows the man hanging from an emergency rope near the top of the building
AUSTIN, Texas — Austin rescue crews on Thursday saved a man who was left stranded and dangling from a rope on the side of a downtown Austin skyscraper, Austin-Travis County EMS officials said.
EMS officials tweeted around 3.34 p.m. on Thursday that it was notified of a man who was "dangling from an emergency rope" on the side of the Ashton Austin, a residential high rise in downtown Austin.
FINAL High Angle Rescue at 100blk Colorado St: Rescuers were able to pull the patient to safety from a nearby balcony. The patient was unharmed and has refused transport to the hospital. No other information available, EMS is clear the scene. Pics from incident attached. pic.twitter.com/eRxpCpnzw2— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) April 1, 2021
Around 4:06 p.m., EMS officials tweeted that the man was saved by rescue crews who pulled him in from a nearby balcony, adding that the man was not injured and refused being taken to the hospital.
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