Rescuers free trapped woman who fell 30 feet

SAN DIEGO -- Firefighters freed a woman who became trapped between two walls after falling 30 feet Wednesday night in Old Town.

Rescuers with San Diego Fire Department believe that the woman had gotten locked out of her apartment complex in the 3900 block of Ampudia Street and was trying to climb onto her balcony when she jumped onto a narrow column next to the building, which gave way. Rescuers believe it contained air ducts and the top was made of aluminum.

The woman, approximately 30 years old, could be seen being loaded into an ambulance. The extent of her injuries was not yet known, but rescuers described her injuries as traumatic.

She was alert and speaking, but couldn't move, fire officials told FOX 5.

Nearly 30 rescue personnel responded. It took rescuers approximately an hour and half to lift her out.

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