Mike Wilbur

APPARATUS THRU BRIDGE IN NC

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 truck had to cross a bridge to access the home. The bridge collapsed, but no firefighters were injured, authorities said. Five trucks are now stuck on the other side.

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

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