Oregon crews rescue person trapped in septic tank for days

ESTACADA, Ore. — Firefighters and medics rescued a person who fell into a septic tank and was trapped inside for days.

According to Estacada Rural Fire District No. 69, firefighters were called Wednesday to a “confined space rescue.”

Crews found that the person had been working on a septic tank and had fallen in days earlier.

A technical rescue team helped free the individual. That person was airlifted to the hospital for treatment.

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