One hospitalized after fire vehicle rolls off embankment

One hospitalized after fire vehicle rolls off embankment

WATAUGA COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - One person was taken to the hospital for observation after a fire vehicle in Watauga County reportedly went over an embankment, trapping the person inside.

The incident happened along Elk Creek Road around 10:15 a.m. Monday, officials say.

Highway Patrol is investigating. Officials have not confirmed if the person taken to the hospital was a firefighter.

A rescue operation was reportedly underway to get to the firefighter earlier.

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