4 workers injured as scaffolding fails in Redmond

REDMOND — Fire officials in the Seattle suburb of Redmond said four construction workers were injured when some scaffolding for a high-rise apartment complex broke apart.

Redmond Fire spokesman Jim Bove told The Seattle Times that the injuries to the Compass General Construction workers did not appear to be serious. They were taken to hospitals.

Bove said the formwork being used to support the floor during a concrete pour collapsed shortly before noon Friday.

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