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Navarro College staff exposed to carbon monoxide

Corsicana, TX - A total of 33 Navarro College employees were exposed to carbon monoxide Tuesday, Jan. 3 in the Albritton Administration building, according to a press release. Overall, 15 employees sought care for symptoms. Most were released and six were kept...

Two die from carbon monoxide at apartment, four others treated

Rexburg, ID — Two people are dead, and four others were affected by carbon monoxide Tuesday evening at an apartment complex in Rexburg. The Rexburg Police Department, along with the Madison Fire Department, responded to the complex in the 300 block of South 4th West...

5 people survive cabin explosion, fire in Easton

Easton, WA – Five people are expected to be okay after a cabin explosion and fire in western Kittitas County Monday. Fire crews from Kittitas County Fire Districts 3 and 7 responded, as well as first responders from Medic 931, Medic 991 and the Kittitas County...

Seven taken to hospitals after carbon monoxide poisoning incidents

Roanoke County, VA - Roanoke County Fire & Rescue is urging residents not to take grills and similar devices inside homes and try to use them as auxiliary heating devices. Seven people were taken to hospitals after two carbon monoxide poisoning incidents over...

Carbon monoxide forces 7 out of Ghent apartments

Ghent, NY — Firefighters said a malfunctioning furnace pushed carbon monoxide into several apartments on Christmas night, forcing seven people onto the street in Ghent. After the incident was phoned in, around 9:40 p.m., dispatchers sent the West Ghent and Ghent fire...

27-year-old man dies of carbon monoxide poisoning in Lockport

Lockport, NY — One person died from carbon monoxide poisoning in Lockport on Christmas Day. The Niagara County Sheriff's Office says they got a 911 call reporting two people who were unconscious at a home on Dogwood Drive in the Town of Lockport. When first responders...

Generator causes carbon monoxide incident in Pleasant Valley home

Barkhamsted, CT — A gas-powered generator caused a carbon monoxide (CO) incident at a Pleasant Valley home overnight. Pleasant Valley Fire Department said that the residents had a working CO detector that alerted them and when they arrived on the scene and started to...