Person taken to hospital with heat-related illness in central Austin

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ATCEMS Austin-Travis County EMS_106893

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A person was taken to the hospital with serious, but not expected to be life-threatening heat-related illness Monday afternoon in central Austin, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.

In the initial call, ATCEMS says the person was suffering from heat-related illness approximately 30 feet down in a trench box in the 5700 block of North Lamar Boulevard.

Multiple ATCEMS personnel and Austin firefighters responded to the scene around 2:44 p.m. Monday.

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