EASTOVER -- Officials at McEntire Joint National Guard Base said two soldiers have been injured in an incident involving a South Carolina National Guard Helicopter.

A South Carolina National Guard spokesman issued a statement Sunday saying the incident just before 3 p.m. near Eastover involved an AH-64 Apache helicopter.

Maj. Jim St. Clair said emergency crews went immediately to the scene and two injured soldiers have been evacuated to a nearby medical facility. St. Clair declined to say what had occurred, adding all details were not known. He said more will be released later.

WSPA-TV in Spartanburg reported the number of people on board and the extent of their injuries are unknown.