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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...

Marksville couple dies of carbon monoxide from home generator

Marksville, LA - A Marksville man and woman died Friday night (Feb. 19) from carbon monoxide poisoning due to operating a generator inside a camper. The Avoyelles Parish Coroner's Office is considering the deaths to be related to the recent winter storm. The Louisiana...

Carbon Monoxide leak; 8 people rushed to hospital

Baltimore, MD - On Saturday night, multiple homes were evacuated on the 200 Block of E. Pontiac Ave in South Baltimore due to high levels of carbon monoxide. Five medical units are on the scene and multiple people are reported sick. The source of the Carbon Monoxide...

4 hospitalized, 21 evacuated after carbon monoxide leak in Queens

New York, NY – Eight people were overcome by carbon monoxide fumes at a home in Queens on Friday night, and four of them had to be hospitalized, authorities said. Twenty-one people evacuated their homes after the carbon monoxide leak on 81st Street, near 31st Avenue,...

Carbon monoxide poisonings spike in winter storm-battered Texas

Houston, TX - Power outages in Texas have forced many to seek warmth in unconventional ways. Some are burning the artwork in their homes, and some are burning baby blocks. But others are resorting to more dangerous measures. People are using their grills, cars and...

Several escape house fire following reported explosion in Chapmantown

Chapmantown, CA  — Several people escaped a house fire that broke out in Chapmantown Friday morning. Neighbors reported hearing an explosion when the home caught fire around 7:45 a.m. on Jackson Street near Wisconsin Street. Nobody was injured and all eight people...

One person hospitalized after propane-caused home explosion in Lebanon

Lebanon, MO — One person is in the hospital after a propane tank explosion destroyed a home on Thursday, Feb. 18, at 117 Cedar Crest Drive in Lebanon. Lebanon Fire Chief Sam Schneider was on scene to help with searching for other victims. “At this point, we’ve also...