Window washers trapped on 39th floor of United Nations building: FDNY

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MIDTOWN, Manhattan  — Two window washers were trapped outside the United Nations headquarters in Manhattan Thursday afternoon, according to officials.

The washers became trapped at about 11:30 a.m. on a scaffold at 405 E. 42nd St., an FDNY spokesperson said. That address is the location for the United Nations headquarters in Midtown.

Police confirmed the washers were trapped on the 39th floor.

Both workers have been rescued, FDNY confirmed at about 12:20 p .m.

They are being evaluated for injuries, but appear to be OK, FDNY officials said.

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