By Associated Press • 

Employee's arm trapped in grocery store drain for 2 hours

NEWBERG — Rescuers used concrete drills and jack hammers to free an employee whose arm got caught in a floor drain at a Fred Meyer store in Newberg.

The woman got her entire arm stuck down to the armpit while trying to fish a broom handle from the drain Saturday. She tried for 20 minutes to free herself before calling for help.

KGW-TV reports that Newberg firefighters were unable to free her using oil and soap, so they called in a technical rescue team from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue.

The 24-year-old woman was trapped for more than two hours. She was taken to a hospital to have her arm checked for injuries.

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