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Four people injured by carbon monoxide leak in Brooklyn home

Brooklyn, NY - Four people were overcome by carbon monoxide fumes when an unspecified leak caused fumes to spread throughout the home, fire officials said. Two of the four people were taken to Cornell Hospital suffering from exposure to carbon monoxide, officials say,...

Two hospitalized after furnace gas leak at Ionia County home

Ionia County, MI  — Two people were taken to the hospital after being found unresponsive Thursday as a result of a furnace gas leak, according to the Ionia County Sheriff’s Office. At 1 p.m. Nov. 12, Ionia County Sheriff’s deputies, the Saranac Community Fire...

Propane Leak Focus of Nantucket House Explosion

Nantucket, MA - Investigators are focusing on a propane leak as the potential source of Thursday's catastrophic house explosion and fire on the island of Nantucket. On Friday evening, Nantucket Fire Chief Stephen A. Murphy and State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey...

2 in critical condition after carbon-monoxide leak in home

Ionia County, MI – Two people nearly died after they were overcome by carbon monoxide in a home, police said. The victims, an 81-year-old woman and 59-year-old man, were unconscious and had stopped breathing when rescuers pulled them outside. They were revived by...

Natural gas explosion rocks Signal Hill building

Los Angeles, CA - Authorities were at the scene of a natural gas explosion at a Signal Hill structure Thursday evening. The explosion at the two-story home located at 2100 N. Ohio Ave. was first reported at 4:24 p.m., according to the Los Angeles County Fire...

Investigation continues into home explosion

Rimersburg, PA – Investigations into the explosion at a Chestnut Street home in Rimersburg continued this week, as local officials breathed a sigh of relief that the disaster didn’t turn into a true tragedy. Rimersburg Borough Council president Scott Myers, who lives...

2 Dead In Apparent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In Bensonhurst

New York, NY — Two people are dead following a carbon monoxide incident at an apartment building in Brooklyn. Two dozen residents of the building in Bensonhurst were stuck late Monday night trying to figure out where they were going to sleep after two of their...

2 hospitalized with carbon monoxide poisoning in Gresham

Chicago, IL - Two people were hospitalized in critical condition with carbon monoxide poisoning Tuesday in Gresham on the South Side. Authorities were called about 7:45 p.m. to a home in the 8500 block of South Ada Street, according to Chicago Fire Department...