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Carbon Monoxide

(Students at Brown Elementary were evacuated to a church across the street.   Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Carbon Monoxide At Philadelphia School Sends Dozens Of Students To Hospital

An elementary school in Mayfair was evacuated and dozens of students were taken to the hospital following a carbon monoxide leak on Tuesday morning.


(Residential carbon monoxide detectors are available at hardware stores for under $35.   File photo)

With Rise of CO Poisoning Cases, Red Cross Urges Detectors For All Homes

Dave Schrader, spokesman for the local Red Cross, says the organization has responded to a handful of calls within the past month — the most recent one when carbon monoxide fumes chased a family from their home on Wednesday night in Coatesville.


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Police: Carbon Monoxide To Blame In Death Of Abington Woman And Dog

A woman and her dog were killed Friday following an apparent carbon monoxide poisoning in an Abington home, according to police.


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Lafayette Hill, Pa. Couple Dies In Maine After Losing Power From Irene

It appears the two were overcome by carbon monoxide from a generator running in the basement of their vacation home.


(Photo credit: Oren Liebermann, CBS 3)

2 Tenants Above Upper Darby Store Die From Carbon Monoxide

Investigators in Delaware County believe a generator running without any ventilation is to blame for the carbon monoxide deaths of two men.


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5 Workers Overcome By Carbon Monoxide At New Jersey Farm

Five workers at a southern New Jersey farm were hospitalized Sunday after being overcome by carbon monoxide fumes.



Philadelphia Man Dies From Carbon Monoxide Exposure

Officials say a Philadelphia man has died of carbon monoxide poisoning after being found unconscious in his home.



Philadelphia Fire Commissioner Warns Of ‘Silent Killer’ Carbon Monoxide

Philadelphia’s Fire Commissioner is renewing his call for residents to have a carbon monoxide detector in their homes.




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