• Noto Peninsula Earthquake

Woman in 80s Trapped under Collapsed House Rescued after 72 Hours Following Japan Noto Peninsula Earthquake

Courtesy of Osaka City Fire Department
A woman is rescued by firefighters from a collapsed house in Wajima, Ishikawa Prefecture, on Thursday evening.

WAJIMA, Ishikawa — A woman in her 80s who had been trapped under the first floor of a collapsed house was rescued by firefighters from Osaka at around 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, 72 hours after the Jan. 1. Noto Peninsula Earthquake, in Wajima, Ishikawa Prefecture, according to Osaka City Fire Department.

The woman was conscious and sent to a hospital.

Courtesy of Osaka City Fire Department
A woman is rescued by firefighters from a collapsed house in Wajima, Ishikawa Prefecture, on Thursday evening .