CONCORD (CBS SF) — A woman was rescued by firefighters from a storm drain in Concord on Sunday after she climbed in and refused to come out, a county fire official said.
Crews responded to the 1200 block of Concord Avenue at about 1:30 p.m. to find a distraught woman inside of a vertical storm drain, Contra Costa County Fire Prevention District Fire Marshal Lewis Broschard said.READ MORE: Dozens of Dogs, Cats Removed From Danville Home
She had removed the storm drain grate and crawled into the 15-feet deep and 3-feet wide drain, he said.READ MORE: Oakland Church Group Hosts Party to Preach Anti-Violence by Practicing Community
Because the space was small, she needed to be rescued by the county’s Confined Space Rescue Team, Broschard said.
She was removed after about an hour and was transported to a local hospital with no apparent injuries, Broschard said.MORE NEWS: 18-Year-Old Man Shot Dead, Another Wounded Saturday in Bay Point
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