Updated:EVERETT, Wash. —
Firefighters responding to a technical rescue call at Paine Field found a Boeing employee in need of medical help early Wednesday.
A number of fire units responded to the call, which was said to involve a confined-space rescue.
Paine Field Fire received a call for assistance at about 6 a.m., a Snohomish County spokesman said.
"When they arrived, they found a Boeing employee who was in need of medical assistance due to an illness. The employee was transported to a hospital," Christopher Schwarzen, with the County Executive's Office, wrote in an email.
The incident was not plane-related, and there were no injuries, he said.