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Man and woman die in carbon monoxide-related incident in Omaha

Omaha, NE - A man and a woman have died of carbon monoxide poisoning after a vehicle was left running in an attached garage in a house near 56th and Spring Streets, Omaha police and fire officials said Monday.Police said officers responded to 5614 Spring St. at 10:52...

Explosion and fire at a home in Worcester

Worcester, VT - Two people were injured in a house fire in Worcester Sunday.It happened at a home on Eagle Ledge Road around 10:30 a.m. Vermont State Police say they were notified of an explosion and house fire. Three sides of the small wood-framed building were blown...

Ohio Prison Inmates, Staff Treated for Carbon Monoxide

Caldwell, OH - Officials say 29 inmates and four staff members have been treated for exposure to carbon monoxide at a medium-security state prison in southeastern Ohio.The Marietta Times reports an assistant warden at Noble Correctional Institution says a malfunction...

Nowata County Jail remains closed a day after carbon monoxide leak

Nowata, OK - The Nowata County Jail remains empty tonight hours after a carbon monoxide leak forced their inmates to be evacuated.Several jailers are recovering after becoming sick.It's no secret the Nowata County Jail is in disrepair. Last night's carbon monoxide...

Carbon monoxide poisoning suspected in Greenwood man’s death

Greenwood, SC - Officials suspect carbon monoxide poisoning was the likely cause of death Wednesday morning for a Greenwood man who brought a generator inside his house.Brian Bennett Hudgens, 44, of 420 Circle Drive, Greenwood died at about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, said...

Carbon monoxide poisoning sends 4 to the hospital

Las Cruces, NM - A carbon monoxide scare sent four people to the hospital over the weekend.Las Cruces police and firefighters were called to a local pecan processing plant just before 5 a.m. Sunday where several employees were overcome by toxic fumes.Two of the...

Explosion destroys home in Milnor, N.D.

Milnor, ND - Investigators believe a newly-installed furnace may have caused an explosion that leveled a home Saturday morning in Milnor, N.D.Sargent County Sheriff Travis Paeper tells KFGO News there were no injuries. The home was destroyed.He says a small fire...

Carbon monoxide kills man, injures women in LI home, police say

Long Island, NY - One man was killed and his wife was hospitalized from apparent carbon monoxide poisoning in their Melville home Thursday morning, Suffolk police said.Stephen Yancofski, 55, was found unconscious in the Scott Drive home and taken to Plainview Hospital...

Three hospitalized after carbon monoxide fills West Hartford home

West Hartford, CT - Three people were hospitalized Sunday morning after carbon monoxide filled their home, fire officials said.Firefighters were called to 309 North Main St. at about 8:14 a.m. after a report of soot in the building, which houses a business and...