Oregon firefighters rescue woman clinging to tree root atop 300-foot cliff

Firefighters in Oregon rescued a woman who slipped from a trail and was left clinging to a tree root atop a 300-foot cliff.

Corbett Fire District 14 said reports came in about 3 p.m. Monday that a woman had slipped from the Multnomah Falls trail, the Columbia River Gorge area, and had fallen about 30 feet down.

Firefighters arrived to find the woman clinging to a tree root hanging over a 300-foot cliff.

The rescuers were able to reach the woman and bring her back to solid ground. Corbett Fire said the woman was evaluated by medics at the scene and found to be uninjured.