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Saffron Walden: Woman, 50, rescued from 25ft storm drain in East Street

PUBLISHED: 09:31 07 July 2014 | UPDATED: 09:31 07 July 2014

Fire crews rescued a woman trapped in a storm drain

Fire crews rescued a woman trapped in a storm drain

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A 50-year-old woman became trapped in a 25ft storm drain in Essex last night.

Firefighters and paramedics were called to rescue the woman from the ditch in East Street, Safron Walden, at around 11.45pm.

A crew from Saffron Walden Fire Station used rescue lines to hoist the woman to safety about an hour later.

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