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Incident Update

Houston Fire Department


DATE: January 11, 2016 11:24:32 AM CST

No Injuries

What: High angle rescue in Downtown Houston
When: Today, January 11, 2016 at 10:37 a.m. 
Where: 900 Texas, 77002
Injuries: None
Damage: None
Cause: Under investigation
Details: This was at the Chase Bank Building, approximately 75 stories tall. Window washers at the 71st floor experienced a motor malfunction and radio that they were stuck. HFD High Angle Rescue Teams arrived. There were also windows glaziers on scene and a mechanic from the window washing company. HFD was able to establish contact with the two men on the scaffold they were brought in through a 71st floor window after the window was removed by the two glaziers. There were no injuries and this incident was declared under control at 11:10 a.m. 


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PIO Kenyatta Parker is on-scene at Travis and Texas.

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