News FDNY: Two workers rescued after getting stuck on scaffolding hanging from midtown Manhattan skyscraper The FDNY said two workers were stuck on a scaffold 22 stories up on 420 Fifth Avenue on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015. Photo Credit: Google Maps By ALISON FOX email@example.com @AlisonFox Updated November 18, 2015 3:30 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A pair of workers were rescued after their scaffolding got stuck 22 stories in the air in midtown Wednesday afternoon, authorities said. Firefighters were working to get them down from the scaffold hanging off 420 Fifth Ave., between 36th and 27th streets, after getting a call about 2 p.m. By ALISON FOX firstname.lastname@example.org @AlisonFox Alison covers law enforcement and breaking news. She previously worked at The Wall Street Journal, and has a master’s degree from Northwestern University and bachelor’s from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.