Emergency crews were called to the Comox Valley, the scene of a fatal single vehicle crash Saturday morning.
They arrived on scene only to discover it was one of their colleagues behind the wheel.
Comox Fire rescue officials said a person out walking Saturday morning discovered the vehicle around 7:30 a.m.
It was off the road in some trees in the 1700 block of Little River Road, only a couple of kilometres from the Comox Valley Airport.
The driver, who was a firefighter with CFB Comox, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officials from CFB Comox aren’t commenting on the tragedy today.