CARTERSVILLE — First responders showed up in force to Joe Frank Harris Parkway as several different agencies were called in to help get a man off a Cartersville Waffle House roof.

The incident occurred near Grassdale Road, and the man on the roof had “an altered mental status,” according to Bartow County EMS Public Information Officer Brad Cothran.

The Bartow County Sheriff’s Office and Fire Department were on the scene, and the fire department used its ladder truck to assist the sheriff’s office in getting the man down from the roof.

BCEMS found that the man was not suffering from any injuries, but he was transported to Cartersville Medical Center for further evaluation.

There is no available information at this time as to how or why the man got on the roof.