KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho — EDITOR'S NOTE: The video attached above is from another story about the Spokane County Sheriff's Office getting a new helicopter.
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Air 3 Rescue Helicopter was deployed Friday evening after a hiker got stuck in the Q’emlin Park area near Post Falls.
The SCSO Air 1 Twitter account tweeted at about 5 p.m. that Rescue 3 was headed to the Q’emlin Park area to conduct a hoist rescue using Helicopter Rescue Medics from Spokane and Spokane Valley Fire Departments.
About 40 minutes later, the same account tweeted that Rescue 3 successfully hoisted the patient to safety. The patient is no being examined by Kootenai Fire and Rescue.