BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Fire officials say eight people were taken to area hospitals for evaluation for possible carbon monoxide exposure at a Pigtown rowhome Wednesday.

Officials with the Baltimore Firefighters Union Local 734 say the people were evacuated from a three-story house in the 800-block of Washington Blvd. at about 5 p.m.

Fire Department spokesman Kevin Cartwright confirmed that the home was evacuated as a precaution for a possible carbon monoxide leak, but he said none of the victims suffered any serious or life-threatening illness.

The source of the leak is unknown at this point.

Comments (2)
  1. Anonymous says:

    Even though the leak is unknown at this point, the rise in carbon monoxide cases are people heating their homes with the oven to stay warm This goes to show how BGE is killing people, rates are so high people can’t afford to run their heat so they are using the over to heat their house

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