Selkirk firefighters rescue man, woman from water near Long Bridge

Courtesy of Selkirk Fire Rescue & EMS

SANDPOINT, Idaho - Firefighters rescued a man and woman from the water near Long Bridge Friday night.

According to Selkirk Fire Rescue & EMS, they responded after a report of a possible accident on the bridge with people in the water. 

When they arrived, firefighters found a man and woman approximately 1/4 mile from shore. A firefighter was lowered into the water with a dry suit via a ladder truck while a boat responded from shore.

Both victims were taken to shore. 

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