With enough exposure carbon monoxide can be deadly. We saw that last month in an Oak Brook home where one man died and seven women were sickened after a CO leak. When firefighters got there, levels were already at 1,000 parts per million.
Carbon monoxide detectors were not working in a west suburban Oak Brook mansion where an 86-year-old man died and seven women were injured as a result of a leak Thursday morning.
A carbon monoxide leak Thursday morning in west suburban Oak Brook left an 84-year-old man dead and sent at seven women to the hospital.
Police were called to the home Wednesday to conduct a well-being check, after relatives called to say they hadn’t heard from the family since Saturday.
The Fire Department was warning Chicago residents not to use gasoline-powered machines indoors, after responding to a potentially deadly carbon monoxide leak in the Chatham neighborhood.
The young man raced to the house and through a window saw the girl’s father passed out on the living room floor and called 911. CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.
An Antioch family of four – all of whom had passed out – was saved this morning by a teenager who called 911 after he peered through the family’s window.
Authorities are investigating whether a carbon monoxide leak in a West Rogers Park apartment building led to two deaths there Sunday afternoon.
About 25 children were hospitalized in good condition after a carbon monoxide leak at a school in the Far South Side Burnside neighborhood Monday afternoon.
Carbon monoxide poisoning was likely a contributing factor in the death of a 4-year-old boy and his father who were found dead at the father’s Yorkville home.
A condo building on the city’s Northwest Side was evacuated Wednesday afternoon, after carbon monoxide levels rose into the danger zone.
Nine people — two of them in serious to critical condition — have been taken to hospitals after they were exposed to elevated carbon monoxide levels at a home in the Far South Side South Deering neighborhood Saturday morning.
Someone using a grill inside a North Side Kilbourn home Thanksgiving night sickened 13 people due to high carbon monoxide levels.
A West Englewood neighborhood family is crediting their dog with saving them from a potentially deadly carbon monoxide leak.
Officials have issued a warning to everyone who has, or is using, a generator during the power outages that stemmed from the storms Monday.
Three people were hospitalized Saturday afternoon for exposure to carbon monoxide aboard a boat in the Chicago River in the South Loop.
Three people went to the hospital Thursday morning after residents of an apartment building used an oven for heat.
A man and woman were found dead in bed early Friday, and fire officials say high levels of carbon monoxide were found in the home.
An investigation is underway into the death of a man who apparently succumbed to carbon monoxide poisoning in a south chicago home.
A man was killed and two others were hospitalized Wednesday morning after suffering carbon monoxide poisoning in the same South Side building where a woman died on Saturday.