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Carbon Monoxide Screening

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The Town of Tonawanda paramedics rescued four family members, including two sleeping children, from potentially deadly CO levels
The FDNY cleared out 15 apartments due to the carbon monoxide leak that sickened 11 people
A Dallas Fire-Rescue crew responded to a medical call about one patient when others at the shelter began saying they felt sick
EMS officials said carbon monoxide exposure could not be ruled out in the deaths of two infants at a public housing complex
Fire officials said a boiler in the basement was leaking; the leak filled the dorm’s five floors with high levels of CO2
Deputy Chief Dan Donahue says measurements showed carbon monoxide levels of 500 parts per million in the house
The victims were inside the church when a gas line malfunctioned and they began passing out and feeling sick
Firefighters responded to the scene and found people on the lawn outside the house
The firefighters were somehow overcome by carbon monoxide, sending one into cardiac arrest
The problem ultimately was traced to a broken boiler pipe in a grocery store basement
Fire officials said the level of carbon monoxide in the pool area was 300 parts per million
Lt. Ron Bryant was dispatched to a call for an unresponsive female when he smelled something off