Accident breaks firm’s windows

August 14, 2008
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An accident in downtown Indianapolis this afternoon involving three men installing a sign on the M&I Building damaged two windows at law firm Bose McKinney and Evans.

One window each on the 27th and 23rd floors were damaged when a cable on scaffolding holding the three men snapped, said Bose McKinney Evans Chief Marketing Officer Jennifer Walker. The accident caused the scaffolding to give way on one side, sending the scaffolding and men plunging several stories. The three men, who were wearing safety harnesses, were rescued and taken to area hospitals.

The two attorneys whose office windows were damaged in the accident were relocated to other offices, Walker said. The window on the 27th floor was originally broken in the accident, but rescue workers later broke out more of the window. The window on the 23rd floor is cracked, but not broken, she said.

No one was hurt in the firm. Bose occupies floors 16, 23, and 25-27 of the 31-story building. Walker said the firm was still waiting to hear from building management as to when the windows will be repaired.
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