Firetruck gets stuck in creek on way to house fire in Buncombe County

Buncombe County authorities said a fire truck ended up in a creek on the way to a fire early Sunday morning.

Firefighters were responding to a house fire on White Bridge Road, near Upper Flat Creek Road in Weaverville, about 12:40 a.m. Sunday.

The house was badly damaged and one person was injured in the fire, though not seriously, authorities said.

The Reynolds Fire Department truck had to cross a bridge to access the home. The bridge collapsed, but no firefighters were injured, authorities said.

Six trucks became stranded on the other side of the bridge.

You can read more about what the county emergency services department is saying about the accident here.

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