It’s called a silent killer. Every year more than 400 people die and thousands of people head to the emergency room after being exposed to carbon monoxide. It’s an odorless, tasteless gas. Many homeowners rely on detectors for protection. But 3 On Your Side’s Jim Donovan has a warning about them you can’t afford to miss.
Emergency crews were called to a home on Winterberry Drive, just off Route 611 at around 12:30 Sunday morning.
Apartments in Norristown were evacuated overnight and a busy stretch of business was shut down because of elevated carbon monoxide readings.
More than a hundred guests were evacuated from the Best Western hotel in Concordville, Delaware County after a carbon monoxide leak was detected inside the building.
A doctor who just happened to have the night off may have saved his friends’ lives. Carbon monoxide levels were so high one roommate could hardly talk.
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A family of three, including a young girl, was hospitalized overnight after carbon monoxide filled their home in Sicklerville, New Jersey.
Philadelphia fire commissioner Lloyd Ayers says to take a good look at your barbecue grill before lighting it up.
A suspected carbon monoxide leak lead to a fire and then explosion inside a residence in Philadelphia early Thursday morning.
Two people were transported to the hospital suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning after reportedly using a grill to heat their home.
The incident was reported shortly before 9:30 p.m. Monday at 13th and Lombard Streets.
It happened shortly before 9:30 p.m. Thursday in the unit block of Loggers Mill Road in Horsham.
An undetected threat is growing in our area. With widespread power outages, the number of carbon monoxide cases is growing.
Across the Delaware Valley, around 50 people have been sickened by carbon monoxide fumes as of Thursday afternoon, with Chester County leading the way.
Chester County Emergency Management says so far they have 25 cases, including the seven mentioned above, of carbon monoxide poisoning.