Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Carbon Monoxide Incident In Rockville

Gaither Rd. CO Poisoning
Earlier this morning at approximately 3 a.m. in the 1000 block of Gaither Road in Rockville, MCFRS units responded for a reported unknown odor. Units arrived on scene to find elevated levels of Carbon Monoxide (CO) in a four story townhouse as a result of a car running in the garage for several hours,

Elevated readings in two additional homes were found as well. Eight people total were impacted. EMS transported two adults and three children to an area hospital with low levels of CO poisoning for a check up.

MCFRS would like to remind all residents that CO can be a silent killer. Please review the below information for more.

Accessible information can be found HERE.

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