Officials on Long Island continue to push for laws requiring businesses to install carbon monoxide detectors following the death of a restaurant manager over the weekend.
Restaurant manager Steven Nelson, 55, was found dead in the basement of Legal Sea Foods Saturday night. More than two dozen other people were sent to hospitals for treatment.
Flames erupted in several manholes late Monday afternoon along Broadway in SoHo.
Five people have been killed in house fires this week, according to the FDNY. All of those victims could have gotten out alive.
A call came in just before 2 p.m. that children at Camp Avenue Elementary School in North Merrick were complaining that they weren’t feeling well.
Emergency responders in Nassau County were on the scene of a likely carbon monoxide poisoning at Roosevelt Field Mall Thursday morning.
Fire department officials believe the problem may have resulted from a blockage in the hotel’s pool heater.
Fire officials say several ambulances were sent to the school as a precaution, and several people reported feeling ill, but no serious injuries have been reported.
Monday proved to be a snow day in Connecticut, mostly because people had the same problem they had on Saturday and Sunday. They couldn’t get anywhere.
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The city of Stamford has since passed a law requiring working smoke and carbon monoxide detectors for every home in the city.
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At least 12 people have been taken to Jacobi Hospital as a precaution after complaining about feeling nauseous.
Neighbors became aware of the tragedy as firefighters and other investigators went door to door, checking carbon monoxide levels on the block.
Firefighters were called to the building on East 172nd Street when the first alarm went off at around 3 a.m. and turned off the boiler, but three hours later, carbon monoxide filled the building.
Mayor Bloomberg signed legislation today relating to the notification and reporting of the possible presence of PCBs in city schools. The presence of toxic PCBs in schools has been a hot button issue for parents for a long time.