BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Eight people were taken to the hospital for carbon monoxide poisoning due to a malfunctioning furnace inside of a Brooklyn rowhome Saturday night, according to Baltimore City Firefighter Union IAFF Local 734.

Baltimore City Firefighter Union IAFF Local 734 said crews found multiple sick patients inside of a rowhome in Brooklyn.

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The carbon monoxide level was greater than 280 ppm.

The rowhomes were evacuated, Baltimore City Firefighter Union IAFF Local 734 said.

Eight people in various conditions were taken to area hospitals for carbon monoxide poisoning.

BGE responded to turn off the furnace.

No further information has been provided at this time.

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CBS Baltimore Staff