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Crews rescue woman trapped in dumpster

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PLANTATION, Fla. (WSVN) -- A woman rescued after she went dumpster diving and got trapped under construction debris.

Plantation firefighters responded to the scene just after 11:30 a.m. near TGI Friday's on First Street and Southwest 84th Avenue.

Officials said the 51-year-old was rummaging for copper wire in the container outside the restaurant when she became trapped under wooden pallets and sheet rock.

Someone walking by heard her screams for help and notified police.

The woman suffered minor injuries.

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