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(Philadelphia fire commissioner Lloyd Ayers, at Jack's Firehouse restaurant, makes his annual presentation on grilling safety.  Photo provided by Phila. Fire Dept.)

For Grilling Season, Philly’s Top Firefighter Issues Annual Safety Warnings

Philadelphia fire commissioner Lloyd Ayers says to take a good look at your barbecue grill before lighting it up.

05/12/2014

Scene of house fire and explosion in Philadelphia on May 1, 2014. (credit: Nicole Brewer)

Suspected CO Leak Leads To Fire, Explosion In Center City

A suspected carbon monoxide leak lead to a fire and then explosion inside a residence in Philadelphia early Thursday morning.

05/01/2014

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2 Sickened By Carbon Monoxide In New Castle County

Two people were transported to the hospital suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning after reportedly using a grill to heat their home.

02/13/2014

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Center City Apartment Building Evacuated For Carbon Monoxide

The incident was reported shortly before 9:30 p.m. Monday at 13th and Lombard Streets.

02/10/2014

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4 Sickened, Including Child By Carbon Monoxide In Horsham

It happened shortly before 9:30 p.m. Thursday in the unit block of Loggers Mill Road in Horsham.

02/06/2014

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Health: Carbon Monoxide Cases Rise In Our Area In Wake Of Storm

An undetected threat is growing in our area. With widespread power outages, the number of carbon monoxide cases is growing.

02/06/2014

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On Heels Of Power Outages, Carbon Monoxide Shows Its Dangers

Across the Delaware Valley, around 50 people have been sickened by carbon monoxide fumes as of Thursday afternoon, with Chester County leading the way.

02/06/2014

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Chester County Hospitals See Dozens Of Patients With Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Chester County Emergency Management says so far they have 25 cases, including the seven mentioned above, of carbon monoxide poisoning.

02/06/2014

(The firehouse for Engine 66, in Roxborough.  File photo by Aaron Mott, used with permission)

Roxborough Firehouse Remains Closed By Unexplained Fumes

Engine company 66, in Roxborough, remains closed while investigators trace the source of toxic fumes that sickened some firefighters.

01/02/2014

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3 Hospitalized Following Carbon Monoxide Leak In Philadelphia

Firefighters were called to the home in the 4900 block of North Warnock Street around 6 a.m. on Tuesday.

11/05/2013

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Bucks County Family Of 4 Believed To Have Died Of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Investigators believe carbon monoxide poisoning is responsible for the deaths of a family of four whose bodies were found at a Bucks County home late Monday night.

04/16/2013

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Pottstown Apartments Evacuated After Possible Carbon Monoxide Leak

It was around 5:30 a.m. Monday when authorities were called to the North Apartments in Pottstown for the report of a possible carbon monoxide leak.

12/24/2012

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Carbon Monoxide To Blame For Grandfather’s Death, Hospitalization Of 2 Other Family Members

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, there’s been another deadly case of carbon monoxide poisoning from a portable generator. A little girl is hospitalized, her grandfather is dead, two others in the family barely survived.

11/02/2012

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After Hurricane Sandy, Hospitals See Spike in Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Danger from the storm didn’t end when the wind and rain died down. Some injuries occur in the aftermath.

11/01/2012

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90-Year-Old Woman Found Dead Inside Montgomery County Home

A 90-year-old woman was found dead in her Montgomery County home Tuesday night.

10/30/2012

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