A street reopened in San Francisco's Financial District this morning after being closed beneath a window-washing rig that was hanging
unsafely from a high-rise but has since been secured, a fire official said.
The rig was reported hanging unsafely at 7:02 a.m. from the 41st floor of a building at 301 Clay St., according to the fire official.
As a precaution, police closed Battery Street between Sacramento and Clay streets and also shut down the 28th through 30th floors of the building, the fire official said.
The street reopened at 9:38 a.m., the fire official said.
San Francisco Municipal Railway buses on the 1-California and 41-Union routes were temporarily rerouted around the scene, Muni officials said.
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