The emergency that occurred in Bucaramanga almost cost the lives of two young workers.
Cries of despair were heard during the afternoon of this Friday, April 29, in the Smart17 building in the city of Bucaramanga. When two workers who were carrying out their work almost lost their lives.
Both ended up falling from the building and were left hanging.
Immediately the screams of the two young men, co-workers, pedestrians and residents of the building panicked.
The fire department was called and they immediately responded to the situation. “The young people are hanging from a building, the support part fell off and they are in danger, we need the firefighters,” was the call to emergency lines, local media reported.
.@BomberosBGA The rescue began for two workers who were left hanging from their ‘life lines’ after the scaffold where they worked collapsed when they were painting the facade of a building in the capital of Santander #VoicesandSounds pic.twitter.com/G1EM2TAgHL
– BLU Santanderes (@BLUSantanderes) April 29, 2022
– Servant Lopez (@sie_lopez) April 29, 2022
#ole✋ Thanks to the action of @BomberosBGA Two young people in danger of falling were rescued from a height of approximately 30 meters. The incident occurred while they were working. 🚒👨🏻🚒🚨@OleManoComunica 🎧#Firemen 🚨#FirefightersBGA 🚒#SOS 👩🚒#Danger 👨🚒#Bucaramanga 🚨 pic.twitter.com/vlvlfD9RJa
— OleManoComunicaciones (@OleManoComunica) April 29, 2022
Fortunately, both were rescued and the situation did not escalate.
They indicated “they were saved by the life lines.”