CYPRESS, Texas -

A 50-year-old man was rushed to the hospital Wednesday after being shocked while working on the roof of a school in Cypress.

The man was on the roof of the Montessori Child Development School in the 11700 block of Huffmeister around 10:15 a.m. when he was shocked.

The Cy Fair Volunteer Fire Department was called in to rescue the man, and used a ladder truck to lower him from the roof in a stokes basket.

He was taken to a nearby hospital.  His condition was not known.