Window washers rescued after being stranded at Las Vegas Strip hotel, Vdara

By Justine Espersen

LAS VEGAS – The Clark County Fire Department rescued four window washers after being stranded at the 35th floor of Strip high-rise Vdara Hotel & Spa due to a mechanical issue with the lift Wed. afternoon.

According to county spokeswoman Stacey Welling, the fire department r received a call around noon and rescued the workers one-by-one by placing them in a harness and lowering them to the roof of a third floor landing. This process took about three hours.

There were no reported injuries.

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