Large basket with people trapped inside ‘swinging wildly out of control’ at top of Oklahoma City tower, officials says

A large basket with two window washers trapped inside was “swinging wildly out of control” at the top of Devon Tower in Oklahoma City on Wednesday morning, officials said.

“This is a very dangerous situation,” the Oklahoma City Fire Department tweeted. “Please avoid the area.”

The situation unfolded after 7:45 a.m. local time on Wednesday, KFOR reported. Two people were on the lift when it started swinging “out of control.”

Fire officials said just before 8:30 a.m. that “the basket is now secured and firefighters are working to get the two window washers out of the basket.”

It was not immediately clear whether anyone was injured.

This is a developing story; please check back for updates.

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