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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Rescuers free woman wedged between 2 buildings in Portland

Building maintenance man Josh Granados measures where two holes cut by rescuers to free a woman who fell part of the way down a 20-foot wall and got stuck between two buildings in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. The woman spent about four hours in a space less than a foot wide Wednesday morning. In addition to the an air bag, rescuers also cut a hole and used a soapy substance to lubricate the concrete block walls to remove the woman.