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Woman Rescued After Taking Refuge In Pool

November 3, 1993

CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) _ A fire helicopter scouring the ground spotted a woman floating in her swimming pool signaling for help.

″She apparently had attempted to protect her residence and took refuge in her swimming pool,″ said Brian Humphrey, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Fire Department.

After three landing attempts in gusting winds, the rescue crews ran through burning brush and pulled Loretta Foy, 80, from her swimming pool, Humphrey said. She was unharmed.

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