Surrey fire department rescued a woman from Delta Creek she had been trapped there for five days. (Shane MacKichan photo)

VIDEO: Woman rescued from Delta Creek after 5 days

A neighbour heard her screams, called 911

Surrey firefighters rescued a woman who had been trapped at the bottom of Delta Creek for five days.

A neighbour reportedly heard her screams on Tuesday, July 4, hiked down to locate her. She was at the bottom of the 25-foot ravine near 97 Avenue and 117B Street. The neighbour called 911 at 1:55 p.m.

The Surrey Fire department sent out its techincal rescue team, who performed a low-angle rescue to get her out of the creek.

The woman said she had been down there since Thursday, June 29. She was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries, including dehydration, cuts and bruises.

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