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Low water levels trap woman in mud

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QUINCY — There’s danger in the mud that’s been exposed by the emergency drawdown of Wanapum Dam.

A woman found that out Wednesday evening when she got stuck, up to her waist, in mud off Crescent Bar.

“It was definitely an emergency,” said Lt. David Durfee with Grant County Fire District 3 in Quincy.

Rescuers were worried she might get hypothermia, or sink further into the mud, he said. They laid down ladders across the mud to reach the woman,…

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