Woman rescued after being trapped in septic tank for days

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She was flown to a nearby hospital

Estacada fire crews rescue a woman from a septic tank on Aug. 21, 2019. (Estacada Fire Dept.)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Estacada fire crews rescued a woman who fell into a septic tank and had been trapped there for multiple days.

Once the woman was rescued from the tank on Wednesday, she was flown to a nearby hospital.

Estacada Fire District No. 69 said the septic tank was located on the woman’s own property.

Estacada fire crews rescue a woman from a septic tank on Aug. 21, 2019. (Estacada Fire Dept.)
Estacada fire crews rescue a woman from a septic tank on Aug. 21, 2019. (Estacada Fire Dept.)

KOIN 6 News will update this story as soon as possible.

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