Woman rescued after falling down dry well

CHANDLER, AZ – Over the weekend, a woman in Chandler, Arizona, was rescued by local firefighters after falling into a dry well. The woman, whose identity remains undisclosed, fell into the well, which was enclosed by a chain-link fence, on Sunday evening. The well is situated in an open field in Chandler.

At the time of the incident, the woman was accompanied by another individual who remained with her after the fall. The exact circumstances surrounding the incident are yet to be determined. Chandler Fire Department Chief, Carlos Vargas, noted that the woman chose to stay in the well overnight before calling for assistance on Monday morning. He expressed that she did not provide extensive details about the incident.

The woman suffered injuries to her hip and leg as a result of the fall. After approximately an hour and a half of collaboration with the authorities, she was successfully rescued on Monday morning and promptly transported to a nearby hospital. According to Vargas, the woman remained conscious throughout the ordeal.

The woman was able to communicate with the rescuers throughout the operation, leading to the incident being upgraded to a technical rescue. The rescue plan was then formulated and executed. Authorities have confirmed that the construction company, which had attempted to secure the well, was not at fault.

Further information is awaited from the Chandler Fire Department and Chandler Police Department.