Dilworth, NC  – The Charlotte Fire Department controlled a carbon monoxide leak that exposed 27 people in south Charlotte after four hours.

Firefighters began evaluating the carbon monoxide levels on East Boulevard in Dilworth at a structure just before 5 p.m.

They identified and secured the source of the CO just before 9 p.m.

In total, 27 people were evaluated for exposure and 11 were transported to the hospital. Thirty firefighters controlled the incident.