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Gas leak likely caused Peoria County home explosion

Peoria County, IL -- Chillicothe Fire Chief Marvin Roderick said he is 95 percent certain that a propane gas leak caused a home near Chillicothe to explode Tuesday afternoon. Small flames and smoke continued to rise from the explosion site Wednesday afternoon. The...

Nearly 100 evacuated from Madison shelter early Wednesday

Madison, WI - Nearly 100 people were evacuated from a Madison shelter, just hours after an overnight storm dropped several inches of snow on the city. The evacuation effort began around 4:30 a.m., shortly after a staff member detected a gas odor so potent that one...

York carbon monoxide poisoning victims sent home

York, ME — The five people transported to area hospitals after suffering carbon monoxide poisoning on Christmas Eve were all home in time for the holiday. York Village Fire Chief Chris Balentine said they and the fire marshal will return to 23A Witchtrot Road, the...

Carbon monoxide incident sends 13 to the hospital in Queens

Queens, NY -- More than dozen residents were hospitalized after a carbon monoxide incident in Queens Monday morning. Officials said the residents inside the building on 32nd Avenue in East Elmhurst began feeling sick and calling 911 just after 6:15 a.m. Fourteen...

Downtown Boston building evacuated after high carbon monoxide readings

Boston, MA - Firefighters evacuated 27 units at a building in downtown Boston early Sunday morning following reports of high carbon monoxide readings, officials said. Crews responded to the high readings at Hamilton Place just after 6 a.m. National Grid responded to...

3 Children Treated For Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In Bay Shore: PD

Bay Shore, NY — Three children were treated for carbon monoxide poisoning after they were exposed in their Bay Shore home Saturday afternoon, according to Suffolk police. Officers responded to a 911 call of a carbon monoxide alarm at a home on Lincoln Boulevard at...