Firefighters save 2 men stuck in bucket ladder in Newburgh

Firefighters make 'high wire' rescue

Crews rescued two workers who got stuck 140 feet in the air inside a bucket ladder.

Newburgh firefighters made a dramatic high wire rescue today, saving two men who were stuck in a bucket ladder over 140 feet in the air.

It took rescuers about 4 1/2 hours to safely rescue 29-year-old John Tice and 31-year-old Kyle Hults, using Kiryas Joel's bucket ladder, ropes and an extension ladder.

Officials say the men were testing the boom behind their job at United Rentals on...

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