Two window-washers have been pulled to safety at the 68th floor of One World Trade Center, after a snapped cable left their scaffold dangling precariously for more than 90 minutes Wednesday. 

Rescue crews cut through a heavy plate glass window to reach the dangling end of the scaffold and pull the two workers into the building, after carefully harnessing them to safety tethers secured inside.

At the same time, rescue crews considered the best way to reach the  window-washers, according to the report, which quotes a statement from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. William Chiapane, a fire department official interviewed by ABC radio, said the workers remain tethered to the scaffolding while waiting for rescue. is reporting that the cable snapped at about 12:45 p.m. as the workers were about to move the scaffold upward from the 68th floor on the south side of the building.
The 104-story tower, built on the scene of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, has only recently begun receiving tenants.