Window washers rescued after their out-of-control lift slammed into building

Window washers rescued after their out-of-control lift slammed into building

Video footage captured the high altitude drama unfold as the cradle swung from side to side as well as back and forth.

The Oklahoma City Fire Department has been called in to secure a large basket containing two window washers swinging at the top of Devon Tower. As a safety precaution, employees and passersby are asked to avoid the area.

At one point it starts repeatedly crash into a building and breaks windows.

The incident took place at Devon Tower just before 8 a.m. local time, according to the Oklahoma City Police. "Firefighters are working to access this now".

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Two window washers have been rescued from a scaffold above the roof of an approximately 850-foot skyscraper in downtown Oklahoma City.

Paramedics checked the workers out, CNN affiliate KOCO reported, and they refused treatment. Macy said the incident is under investigation.

Two window washers were trapped for almost an hour on a dangling basket at the top of a 50-story skyscraper in Oklahoma.

Firefighters were then able to use the crane to lower the basket on to the roof, getting the men to safety.

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