Spokane County firefighter crashes into tree after medical emergency

  • Source: KAYU-TV MyFox Spokane
  • Published: 02/05/2018 05:24 PM

A Spokane County firefighter is recovering after crashing his truck into a tree on Sunday afternoon. Spokane County Fire District 4 Assistant Fire Chief Lonnie Rash says it happened on Colbert Road just east of Highway 2. Paramedics say the firefighter behind the wheel had a medical emergency when he lost control of the truck and swerved off the road and crashed. Crews say he was taken to the hospital as a precaution but should be OK.


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