7 Treated for Suspected Carbon Monoxide Poisoning on Iron Range

CO poisoning call out on Sunday morning in Virginia. Photo: Northland Fire Wire
CO poisoning call out on Sunday morning in Virginia.

December 03, 2017 04:23 PM

Seven people are being treated for carbon monoxide poisoning on the Iron Range, and first responders are being evaluated for possible CO exposure.

ABC affiliate WDIO reports the Virginia Fire Department was dispatched around 10 a.m. on Sunday to a home on the 1200 block of 19th Street South.


Ambulance crews from Virginia, Eveleth and Biwabik were dispatched to the scene.

According to the Virginia officials, seven people from the residence were transported to a local hospital for treatment, with several airlifted to other medical facilities.

Also, two Virginia firefighters, two Virginia police officers and a deputy from St. Louis County were evaluated for possible CO exposure. Virginia continues to investigate the cause of the poisoning.



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