Residents smelled gas and immediately called 911 and firefighters evacuated all 20 apartments.
Seventeen workers at a pen and magic marker manufacturer on Long Island were hospitalized Wednesday after being exposed to carbon monoxide.
Emergency responders rushed to the single family home at 260th St. near 86th Avenue around 3:15 p.m. Friday
A couple in their 80s and another man and woman were killed in a carbon monoxide incident in Floral Park, Queens Friday afternoon.
Airdex Heating and Cooling Company President Harvey Stoller said crews on many of their calls to fix or replace heaters have noticed a lack of carbon monoxide detectors.
\Paramedics entering the house knew immediately what the problem was, as the carbon monoxide detectors in their med bags went off.
The freezing, icy weather Monday night was blamed for a carbon monoxide leak that led to the partial evacuation of a building in Washington Heights, and sent at least five people to an area hospital.
Two Long Island ambulance technicians who had just been looking for breakfast Thursday morning were being called heroes hours later.
While in line to order food at one of their regular stops, the Bagel Buzz in West Islip, the portable carbon monoxide detectors started going off, showing elevated levels of the toxic gas.
A total of 29 people were hospitalized with non-life-threatening illnesses Thursday, following carbon monoxide incidents at two separate industrial sites on Long Island.
Noel Korman, 39, and Alice Park, 29, both of Clifton, were killed and 12 others were taken to local hospitals.
Joseph Biundo was at the shop on Glen Cove Road in Carle Place around 4 a.m. Friday when his personal carbon monoxide detector suddenly went off.
A customer looking for an early-morning cup of coffee at a Long Island Dunkin’ Donuts was in the right place at the right time, and with the right equipment.
Police say five people are hospitalized after being sickened by carbon monoxide fumes from a generator in a Long Island home.
The Steve Nelson Safety Act comes in response to the death of a restaurant manager in February.