3 workers rescued from site of future Amazon building

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:52 PM

Updated Thursday, Oct 10 at 5:20 PM

Seattle Fire rescued three construction workers who were injured after a piece of conveyor equipment malfunctioned.

None of the workers were seriously injured.

The accident happened at the site of a future Amazon building near Lenora Street and 7th Avenue.

A crane was used to lift the workers out of a location 75 to 80 feet down at the site.

Seattle Fire spokesman Kyle Moore said firefighters train for different types of rescues so they can respond appropriately when incidents occur.

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