Window cleaners rescued from skyscraper after ordeal in out-of-control lift

WATCH: Window Washers Trapped Mid-Air as Rigging Swings Wildly Out Of Control

Fire crews have rescued two people stuck in what appears to be window washing lift that got caught in high winds in Oklahoma City.

Multiple windows were broken as the lift swung through the air, sending shards of glass falling to the ground below.

Oklahoma City firefighters said shortly before 8:30 a.m. that they had secured the basket and were working to get the window washers to safety.

Just after 8 a.m. local time, the fire department tweeted that the public should avoid the area and that rescue workers were on the scene.

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It was not immediately clear whether anyone was injured.

Fulkerson said there was no indication of how the basket became loose.

Fulkerson said he didn't know what floor the washers were on when the incident occurred.

The basket was seen crashing into the side of the building several times as it swung back and forth in the sky.

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