Firefighter injured responding to fire near CDA Airport

Firefighter injured responding to fire near CDA Airport

A Kootenai County Fire and Rescue firefighter was injured Monday evening when he was struck by a vehicle that was backing up on Dodd Road by Strayhorn while responding to fires burning near the Coeur d’Alene Airport.

He was evaluated at the scene. His injuries were not life threatening, but he was transported to Kootenai Health as a precaution.