Washington firefighter struck by vehicle while battling California wildfires
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- A Washington state firefighter was airlifted to a California hospital early this morning after he was struck by a vehicle. According to California Highway Patrol, the 40-year-old firefighter was apparently struck by a civilian vehicle. The firefighter is among the more than 100 firefighters from Washington state who have been sent to both Northern and Southern California to help with the deadly wildfires.