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17 sickened by possible carbon monoxide leak at Carlton plant

Portland, OR — 17 people were sickened by a possible carbon monoxide leak in Carlton on Monday. McMinnville Fire officials said 7 different agencies responded to the plant at 10600 Westside Road after reports of a boiler malfunction. 11 people were taken to a...

Carbon monoxide exposure suspected in rural Oconto hospitalization

Oconto, NE -- Two people are in serious condition after a carbon monoxide exposure at a central Nebraska home. Rescue personnel from Oconto and Callaway responded to a rural Oconto home last Thursday for an illness call. Oconto fire officials say a high level of...

Early morning explosion jolts Death Valley resort

Death Valley, CA — No serious injuries were reported after an early morning explosion jolted a Death Valley National Park resort. The incident happened Monday at Stovepipe Wells around 4:30 a.m. The National Park Service (NPS) says a propane leak appears to have...

Propane leak precedes Ryegate house explosion that killed 2

Ryegate, MT - Officials in central Montana say a propane leak apparently led to an explosion that destroyed a mobile home in the town of Ryegate, killing two people who owned a local bar. Golden Valley County Undersheriff Mark Olson says the explosion happened Friday...

Two injured in Toler house explosion

Toler, KY - A natural gas explosion in the basement of a house at Toler in which five people were occupying resulted in two of those occupants being transported to the hospital for burns and cuts. Firefighters said the explosion and resulting fire happened around 2 a....

Three hospitalized for carbon monoxide poisoning in Clinton Township

Clinton Township, OH — Three people were hospitalized Tuesday night with carbon monoxide poisoning in Clinton Township. According to Columbus Fire Battalion Chief Steve Martin, the three victims were taken to Ohio State University Main Hospital. Their conditions are...

4 Hospitalized After Carbon Monoxide Leak In Uptown High-Rise

Chicago, IL  — Four people were taken to the hospital Tuesday morning after a faulty furnace apparently caused elevated carbon monoxide levels in a high-rise apartment building in Uptown. The Chicago Fire Department said crews responded to 4541 N. Sheridan Rd. and...