Two people rescued near Long Bridge in Sandpoint

Two people rescued near Long Bridge in Sandpoint
Selkirk Fire Rescue & EMS

Authorities released new details about what caused the Long Bridge in Sandpoint to temporarily close Friday night.

Firefighters rescued a man and woman about a quarter mile from shore, near the bridge, according to Selkirk Fire Rescue and EMS. A firefighter wearing a drysuit was lowered into the water to make the rescue, while a fire boat responded from City Beach.

Both people were taken to shore. First responders didn’t release details about why they were in the water or what their condition is.

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