Window washers rescued after scaffolding collapse

Bay Area

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, Calif. (KRON) — Window washers were rescued Friday morning in Contra Costa County from a scaffolding accident.

Contra Costa Fire says two workers were left suspended on safety ropes after a scaffolding collapsed on N. California Blvd.

“The scaffolding and cable system holding a window cleaning crew had failed, leaving the two crew members dangling on the mid-rise commercial structure,” the fire department said in an Instagram post.

Traffic was impacted while the scene was cleared.

No major injuries were reported.

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