July 2, 2012 Staff Report
A construction worker was left dangling five stories high after the scaffolding he was working on collapsed, according to a FDNY spokesman.
The incident occurred just before 11:00 a.m. today outside 41-15 45 Street. The scaffolding collapsed on the sixth-floor level and firefighters who rushed to the scene pulled him to safety through a fifth-floor window.
The man was not injured, according to officials.
The cause of the collapse remained unclear.