NC firefighters rescue man having medical emergency atop billboard

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) – One person was taken to the hospital following a high-angle rescue in southwest Charlotte Monday morning.

The incident occurred in the 11560 block of Texland Drive. The Charlotte Fire Department tweeted about the incident around 11:38 a.m. Firefighters said one person was rescued after having a “medical emergency” on a billboard.

The person was rescued within 20 minutes, firefighters say.

It is unclear why the person was on the billboard. No other information was released.

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