MALBU, Calif. -- A firefighter from Washington battling the Woolsey Fire was struck by a vehicle early Thursday morning.
The incident occurred near Deer Creek Road and Pacific Coast Highway shortly before 12:30 a.m. The vehicle involved was confirmed to be a civilian vehicle. The incident was not a hit-and-run, and no arrests were made, officials said.
The injured firefighter was not immediately identified, though authorities said he is from South Kitsap Fire and Rescue in Washington state.
A helicopter was called to the scene, and the firefighter was airlifted to Los Robles Regional Medical Center in Thousand Oaks. His injuries were described as not life-threatening, South Kitsap Fire and Rescue officials said.
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