4 Workers Injured in Washington Scaffolding Failure

December 3, 2012

Fire officials in the Seattle, Wash., suburb of Redmond say four construction workers were injured when some scaffolding for a high-rise apartment complex broke apart.

Redmond Fire spokesman Jim Bove tells The Seattle Times that the injuries to the Compass General Construction workers did not appear to be serious. They were taken to hospitals.

Bove says the formwork being used to support the floor during a concrete pour collapsed shortly before noon Friday.

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