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Woman rescued from Bathurst & Sheppard ravine

Firefighters rescued a woman who fell into a ravine near Bathurst and Sheppard on Nov. 27, 2013. CITYNEWS.

A 47-year-old woman had to be rescued from a Bathurst Street and Sheppard Avenue ravine after she went looking for the family dog.

The woman noticed the dog had left home just before 2 a.m. on Wednesday.

She went looking for the beloved pet, but fell about 18 metres into a ravine near Gwendolen Crescent.

Her husband then noticed she was missing and followed her footprints in the snow.

Eventually, firefighters and paramedics were called, and firefighters rescued her using a rope.

She was taken to hospital with minor injuries. The dog was found safe at home.