Windsor firefighters rescue 2 people stuck in mud in Phelps Creek

  • Source: WEWS-TV IBS 5 Cleveland
  • Published: 04/11/2019 03:06 PM

Windsor firefighters rescued two people stuck in mud at the bottom of a 40-foot embankment Wednesday night in Ashtabula County. A man and a woman were trapped in mud and silt along Phelps Creek, according to a Facebook post by the Windsor Fire Department. The man was sunk in mud up to his knees and was quickly removed. The woman was stuck up to her waist. It took about an hour to extricate the two people, the post states. The man did not need to be transported to the hospital, but the woman was flown by medevac to a downtown trauma center for hypothermia and evaluation.


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