Six sickened by CO in Pr. Geo.'s
A family of six was sickened by carbon monoxide in their Temple Hills home early Friday morning, Prince George's County fire officials say.
Firefighters and paramedics were called to a home in the 3500 block of 29th Avenue about 7:45 a.m. They arrived to find the family outside the home complaining of sudden illness and headaches. Firefighter determined they had been exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide.
A search of their home turned up a gasoline-powered generator in an attached garage. The generator was being used for electricity; the house had no power.
Two adult females in their 20s and three children between the age of 1 and 13 were taken to a hospital in good condition. The adult male refused to be take to a hospital.
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