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Monday, November 17, 2014

NEW YORK FIREFIGHTERS TURN TO MAKITA 18V LXT GRINDERS IN WORLD TRADE CENTER RESCUE

18V LXT Cordless Grinders used to cut through 3-part window on 68th floor

Firefighters cut through a glass window on the 68th floor of 1 World Trade Center and rescued two window washers left dangling in a scaffolding unit.

There was remarkable bravery all around in this one: the firefighters, the first-responders, and the window washers who hung in there while awaiting rescue.

Makita 18V LXT Cordless Grinders were used to cut the 3-part window to make this rescue. To see the ABC News video, go here

New York City Firefighters used Makita 18V LXT Cordless Grinders to cut through the 3-part window on the 68th floor of the World Trade Center.

Makita cordless grinders include the 18V LXT Brushless 4-1/2" Angle Grinder (XAG03M, above), which will soon be available in a paddle switch model (XAG06M).

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