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Workers Stuck After Scaffolding Collapses in Bethesda

UPDATE, 10:43 a.m.: Workers have been secured to safety. No one was hurt.


It is a “high angle rescue,” according to a tweet from Pete Piringer, spokesperson for the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Department,

Piringer wrote in a tweet that three workers are “unsecured” and “dangling” from about 125 feet in the air from a building at 6903 Rockledge Drive in Bethesda.

He added that MCFRS Technical Rescue team has been deployed.


Aline Barros

About Aline Barros

Aline Barros is a multimedia reporter and community engagement specialist with Montgomery Community Media. She can be reached at and on Twitter at @AlineBarros2.


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