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HFD: Carbon monoxide levels high in apartment where woman died

Henderson, KY - HENDERSON, Ky. (WFIE) - Firefighters detected high levels of carbon monoxide inside of a home after a woman died and two children were found in “serious condition.”According to the Henderson Fire Department, crews were called around 10 p.m. Saturday to...

4 family members home after being overcome by carbon monoxide

Shreveport, LA - Four members of a Shreveport family overcome by carbon monoxide Friday morning have been released from the hospital.Firefighters said two adults and two children were taken to Willis Knighton South to be treated after high levels of CO were found in...

Cedar County, Mo. man survives propane heater explosion

Cedar County, MO - Robert Harrington said he was trying to light the propane heater in his shed Tuesday when it exploded in his face.KY3 spoke with Harrington Friday afternoon on his property near Stockton Lake."It was a fireball," Harrington said. "I still will see...

2 killed in home explosion near Wagner

Wagner, SD - Authorities say two people are dead after a home explosion near Wagner.According to the Wagner Police Department, an adult woman and a child died in Wednesday's explosion.The home was located on tribal land at Wagner North Housing just north of town,...

Wife saves husband overcome by carbon monoxide at housing development

Great Falls, MT - Rick Higgins was working on a water storage cistern in the basement of a building at a subdivision he's developing south of Great Falls when his wife, Judy, found him unconscious.“I wasn't aware I was asphyxiated by the carbon monoxide, but I could...

2 dead in carbon monoxide incident at home on Detroit’s east side

Detroit, MI - Two people have died in a carbon monoxide incident that occurred in a home on Detroit's east side Monday evening, police say.Officers were called to a home on E. Palmer near Chene for a welfare check on a missing person. They found two people collapsed...

Carbon monoxide suspected in deaths of man, dog at home near Duluth

Canosia County, MN - Authorities say carbon monoxide poisoning is likely to blame for the death of a man Friday at a home near Duluth.The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office reported that a friend found 54-year-old Michael Steen unresponsive at the home in Canosia...

Carbon monoxide leak at Illinois jail sends 6 prisoners to hospital

Marion, IL - Six prisoners have been taken to a hospital following a carbon monoxide leak at a southern Illinois jail.Deputy Brian Murrah with the Williamson County Sheriff's Office tells WSIL-TV the Marion Fire Department performed an air quality check and discovered...

Police: Man, 76, Survives Paynesville Home Explosion

Paynesville, MN - Natural gas is believed to be the cause of a home explosion Tuesday morning in Paynesville.Police say it happened at about 8:43 a.m. on the 500 block of Morningside Avenue. First responders arrived to find the home had collapsed.The homeowner,...

Possible explosion under investigation in KCK

Kansas City, KS - Investigators are looking into what could have caused a possible explosion at a vacant duplex in Kansas City, Kansas.KCK firefighters were called to the scene near 55th and Everett early Monday morning.Several neighbors reported hearing what they...

Whitko H.S. student suffers burns in house explosion and fire

South Whitley, IN - A teen-aged girl faces several weeks, if not months, of treatment for burns suffered when her house exploded, then caught fire.“Her whole room was consumed with flames and she literally had to run through the flames to get upstairs, to get out of...