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Well, ****, that's all I can say.

https://www.breitbart.com/health/20...ter-surviving-three-days-trapped-septic-tank/
A woman who survived nearly three days trapped inside a septic tank was rescued on Tuesday in Estacada, Oregon, reports said.Fire chief Richard Anderson told reporters that the woman, who did not want to be identified, fell into the tank while doing maintenance work outside her home.
“She hadn’t been heard from by her family for a couple days, over the weekend, so the family decided to drive up and check on her and that’s when they found her down in the tank and called 911 to get us started to go up there,” Anderson commented.
Reports said that when first responders arrived at the scene, they found the woman lying in sewage almost three feet underground.
“We could see her in the tank. We could communicate with her,” Anderson recalled. “We just really needed to get some resources there.”
A hole dug in the ground exposed the tank, which had a “2-foot by 2-foot hole through its rusted metal top.”
“It can be definitely [be] a scary situation, especially sitting at the bottom of a septic tank and you don’t know that anybody’s coming to get you,” said paramedic Nick Wettlaufer.
Firefighters used a pole and a strap to lift the woman to safety in less than half an hour. Reports said she did not appear to have sustained any injuries, but she was taken to a local hospital to rule out any infections and limited oxygen.
 

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Ah, that’s a bunch of crap!
 

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It’s a very dangerous place to be. There’s very little oxygen and beyond smelly, there’s toxic gases that can kill you pretty quick. There was a accident a few years ago where a father fell in and his teenage son tried to get him out and they both wound up dead.
 

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She wouldn't have to go far to go to the bathroom. Why did't she climb out of the hole she fell into?
 

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"almost three feet underground."

That's pretty fer. I don't get it either, they didn't mention any injuries.
 

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"almost three feet underground."

That's pretty fer. I don't get it either, they didn't mention any injuries.

The tank has three feet of dirt on top of it. The septic tank itself is probably five to six feet tall, plus the three feet that the tank was buried underground, so she was standing at the bottom of a eight to nine feet hole in the ground. The water and sludge probably made for a soft landing.

I suspect the septic tank was either recently pumped out or it was an abandoned tank. If it was anywhere near fully operational, she would have drown.
 

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The tank has three feet of dirt on top of it. The septic tank itself is probably five to six feet tall, plus the three feet that the tank was buried underground, so she was standing at the bottom of a eight to nine feet hole in the ground. The water and sludge probably made for a soft landing.

I suspect the septic tank was either recently pumped out or it was an abandoned tank. If it was anywhere near fully operational, she would have drown.


Yeah something doesn't sound right. A typical house uses a 1000 gallon tank and its about 6 feet tall on the inside and the tank stays full being the inlets and outlets are pretty close to the top. Most women arent that tall. Even if it was recently pumped they fill back up within a day or two at the most. Most people don;t realize how much water they use. I guess if it was just pumped and then she fell in which would explain why it was uncovered and empty but then like stamps said the gases inside them are deadly and they are present even when pumped.
 

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That stinks!
 

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