Firefighters rescue trapped dogs, person in Columbia River Gorge area

Multnomah County

Crews rescued a dog from the same place three months ago

Corbett Fire District rescued two dogs and a person on Nov. 28, 2021 after they became trapped below a ridge in the Columbia River Gorge. Photo courtesy Corbett Fire District

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Firefighters rescued two dogs and a person who were trapped in the woods of the Columbia River Gorge area Sunday afternoon.

According to the Corbett Fire Department, the two dogs were trapped below an almost-vertical ridge and someone went down to save them. That person then became stuck, too, CFD said.

Officials said there were seven firefighters are on the scene near the 37500 block of Northeast Chamberlain Road.

Shortly after 7 p.m. Sunday, Assistant Fire Chief Dave Flood issued an update saying the dogs and the person with them are safe. Firefighters used a rope system to retrieve them.

Crews rescued a dog from the same place three months ago.

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