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Carbon Monoxide Sickens Eight People In Norristown

By Cherri Gregg

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (CBS) — Eight people were¬†hospitalized, two in critical condition, after a carbon monoxide leak in Norristown, Montgomery County.

Fire crews were called to a home along the 100 block of West Airy Lane around 11 p.m. 163 more words

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In 1880 an upright, God-fearing Baptist householder in Leicester, who had installed one of the first gas water heaters, made an appalling discovery — he found the body of his 34-year-old unmarried daughter, Annie, in the bath.¬† 1,327 more words

Couple Die from Carbon Monoxide While Having Sex in the Car

A couple was killed by carbon monoxide poisoning while having sex in their car, reports claim. Violet Iles, 25, and David Long, 32, left the car running with the windows up for at least 90 minutes when they pulled over in Glencoe, Kentucky, on May 13, when temperatures dropped to 4C. 36 more words

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Free Carbon Monoxide Detectors To Be Installed In 100 Homes

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP) — The Princess Anne Fire Department is set to begin installing free carbon monoxide detectors in homes.

Fire Chief Robert Wells and his team will kick off a door-to-door campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of carbon monoxide. 95 more words

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Two campers dead after apparent carbon monoxide poisoning

PORTNEUF, Que. – Two men were found dead of apparent carbon monoxide poisoning in a camping trailer in Quebec’s Portneuf region this weekend.

An acquaintance discovered the bodies of the two men in their late 50s or early 60s at the Batiscan-Neilson campground near Quebec City on Saturday. 59 more words

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11 Hospitalized for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Md.

UPDATED: May 11, 2015 5:15 p.m.

WASHINGTON — Eleven men were being treated Monday for exposure to carbon monoxide in Rockville, officials say.

Pete Piringer, Spokesman for Montgomery County Fire & Rescue, says crews responded to the hazmat incident around 3 p.m. 148 more words

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What Is Carbon Monoxide Poisoning?

Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless gas that can kill when inhaled. It is normally produced by the action of burning fuel. The gas can also accumulate indoors, causing poisoning to animals and people who inhale it. 388 more words

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