HFD conducts rescue after worker falls from scaffolding

An #abc13eyewitness sent us this photo from the scene of a high-angle rescue happening in the Greenway Plaza area. (iwitness / Hilario Alvarado)

Houston firefighters rescued three workers who were trapped on scaffolding this morning.

It happened in the 2900 block of Richmond in the Greenway Plaza area.

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Firefighters say the workers were trapped on what's known as a Swing Stage. It's a type of scaffolding often used by window washers.

One worker did fall and was taken to the hospital. Firefighters were able to rescue the other two workers.

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