Carbon Monoxide Victims

In the news:

2019

12/30 - Bozeman, MT - Elderly woman dies, another hospitalized after car accidentally left running in garage

12/24 - France - Christmas mass ends with 21 seeking treatment for CO poisoning

12/21 - Township of Washington, NJ - Landscaper dies from CO poisoning, another hospitalized

12/12 - Silver Lake, KS - 4 year old girl dies when grandfather leaves generator running in garage

12/11 - Williston, ND - Couple dies after CO reaches deadly levels in their camper

12/3 - Lake Tahoe, NV - Actress Anna Farris and 12 other family members suffer CO poisoning at Tahoe rental home over Thanksgiving vacation

11/25 - White Lake Township, MI - High school evacuated due to CO leak

11/17 - Uniontown, PA - Family of 5 taken to hospital with severe CO poisoning, faulty furnace to blame

11/12 - Milwaukee, WI - CO poisoning due to vehicle leak suspected in young couple’s death

11/4 - Henderson, KY - 1 woman dead, 2 children in serious condition after CO leak in home

10/26 - Duluth, MN - Man and dog found deceased in home with no detectors, readings showed CO

10/21 - Weleetka, OK - 2 teen boys dead after portable generator found in travel trailer

10/14 - Provo, UT - 60 treated for CO poisoning at hospital after church meetinghouse evacuated

10/14 - Great Barrington, MA - 2 teens recovering after lethal-level of CO found in home

10/8 - Montgomery Co, OH - Seven people, including three children, treated for CO poisoning after gas found in home

9/17 - Columbus, OH - 2 hospitalized in hotel CO poisoning after worker seen using gas saw in confined area

9/11 - Mukilteo, WA - 2 residents and 3 firefighters hospitalized from CO poisoning at scene

9/10 - Sikeston, MO - 4 people, 2 pets treated for CO poisoning after using generator at home

9/1 - St. Mary’s Co, MD - 3 fighting for lives after CO poisoning after car accidentally left running in garage

9/1 - Burning Man Festival - 33 year old New Zealand man dies of CO poisoning in van at festival

8/20 – Iowa City, IA – Leader of large organic food scheme commits suicide by Carbon Monoxide

8/14 – Fort Bragg, NC – One family hospitalized, 86 other families warned of possible exposure to dangerous level of CO at Fort Bragg (later discovered to be due to blocked laundry vents in military housing)

8/8 - Sturgis, SD – 3 people dead at motorcycle rally in Sturgis. One couple died in the trailer used to transport their cycle and one man found dead later in his motor home.

7/24 – Baltimore, MD – Two hospitalized from CO exposure

7/24 – Reston , VA – One hospitalized due to CO leak during building construction

7/23 – Bourne, MA – Two hospitalized from car left running in garage

7/19 – Blaine, MN – Family of 8 suffered CO poisoning from a faulty water heater

7/18 – Columbus, OH – 2 people hospitalized from CO leak in apartment building

7/16 – NY, NY - 24 hospitalized, 56 more effected at Midtown Church due to a faulty appliance

7/14 – McPherson, KN – 10 hospitalized from CO leak in vehicle

7/13 – Butte, MT – 23 hospitalized after a boiler leak in a Quality Inn

7/12 - San Fransisco, CA – Two plumbers hospitalized after leak in construction space in SF airport. Company fined by OSHA.

7/12 – Kingsport, TN – Apartment complex evacuated, 7 people hospitalized after a contractor used a gas generator in the basement

7/10 – Lexington, KY – Woman found dead in home with dangerous levels of CO

7/08 – Bethlehem, NY – Man found dead with car left running in garage

7/07 – Syracuse, NY – Woman and 3 children found dead in her car from an apparent murder/suicide by CO

7/05 - San Joaquin – Father and daughter found dead on family boat

7/4 - Henrico County, VA – Negligence in construction causes evacuation of mall, 2 hospitalized

7/2 – Westchester, NY – 8 women injured in CO leak at local deli

6/18- Orange County, FL – Family of 4 hospitalized due to car running in garage

6/17- Phoenix, AZ – Elderly couple and the firefighter who rescued them hospitalized. Their vehicle was found running in their garage

6/16 – Norwalk, CN- 2 people treated for CO poisoning after using gas powered saw indoors

6/13 – Somerset County, NJ – father dead, mother and 2 children hospitalized

6/8 - Asheville, NC –  Two men dead due to improperly vented utility room in a Best Western; required CO detectors were not on site

5/7– Dover, DL – Race car driver Denny Hamlin hospitalized from CO poisoning after race.

5/3 – Genoa Township, OH- Family of 4 & pets dead, no CO detectors in house; faulty gas water heater source of CO leak

4/19 – Yonkers, NY – 11 hospitalized due to faulty heating equipment

4/17 – Waldport, OR – 14 students hospitalized from boiler leak at school

4/16 – Heartford, SD – 1 man dead after using a generator indoors

4/16 – Chicago, IL – 5 hospitalized from CO poisoning

4/15 - Baker, LA – Mother and Daughter dead from CO poisoning after apartment fire

4/14 – Bakersfield, CA - 1 man dead, 7 others hospitalized

4/07 – Norfolk, VA – 1 hospitalized, others exposed

4/06 – Goodfield, IL - 5 dead from CO exposure resulting from a fire

4/03 - Durham, NC - Charter school students + teachers evacuated due to CO exposure

4/01 - Dillsboro, IN – 2 apartment residents hospitalized, others exposed

3/30 - Sunnyside, NY – 10 people hospitalized in CO leak in multifamily home

3/29 - El Paso County, CO – Two people, 3 dogs dead, possible source is a propane heater inside, used for heat during a blizzard

3/12 - Lincoln, NB – family of 4 evacuated due to leaking furnace

3/07 – Milwaukee, WI – family of 4 hospitalized

3/07 - Madison, AL - Elementary school evacuated due to boiler breakdown, leak of CO

3/06 – Dillion County, SC – 18-year old dies, another hospitalized due to CO poisoning

3/05 – Sterling, MA – 1 man hospitalized from tractor running in garage

3/05 – Wellington, KS – Man dead after running generator in his home, pet’s death also likely

3/05 - Airmont, NY – 2 teens, 1 woman hospitalized

3/05 – Volusa County, FL – 1 man, 1 woman hospitalized. Saved by cat who alerted them to car running in garage overnight

3/04 – Omaha, NB – 2 dead from car left running in garage

3/04 – Tonganoxie, KN – 86 nursing home residents evacuated after CO alarm sounded, those with severe exposure hospitalized

3/03 – Tacoma, WA – Young man dead from exhaust leak in car

3/01 – Reno, NV – 2 men dead of CO poisoning

2/26 – Phoenix, AZ – 2 hospitalized from CO leak in car, saved by passerby who found them unresponsive

2/25 – Alberta, VA – 2 men dead after their ATV became stuck and the exhaust was obstructed, filling their cabin with CO

2/25 – Las Cruces, NM – 6 pecan plant workers hospitalized after using gas-powered pressure washer indoors

2/24- Crown Heights, NY – 11 people hospitalized

2/22 – Spartanburg, SC – 1 student hospitalized, 3+ others exposed in CO leak in dorms

2/22 – Springfield, MO – 2 found dead in car due to CO leak

2/21 – Tinley Park, IL – 82 students and staff treated for CO poisoning due to water heater leak in preschool

2/21 – Melville, NY – man dead, wife hospitalized due to broken water heater

2/19 – Delhi, OH – family (3+) hospitalized from leaking furnace discovered during routine maintenance

2/17- Gardner, KS - 2 Hospitalized from car running in garage

2/15 – Salem County, NJ - 1 child died in motel CO leak, family of 6 hospitalized, 1 affected man refused treatment

2/15 - Hanover, PA – man and dog dead with car left running in garage

2/14 - Lincoln, NB – 5 hospitalized after using charcoal heater to heat home

2/14 – Clevland, OH – 2 hospitalized after running generator inside

2/14 – Mt Shasta, CA – 2 adults found dead after using a BBQ as a heater

2/13 – Detroit, MI – 1 boy dead, 2 hospitalized COP from house fire

2/13 – Portrero, CA – 1 woman dead, husband and child hospitalized after using a charcoal grill indoors for heat

2/11 – Valley, AL – family of 8 hospitalized from leaking furnace

2/8 – Fleetwood, PA – 12 students hospitalized, middle school evacuated

2/6 – Brockton, MA – Family of 4 hospitalized due to faulty heater exhaust

2/5 – Moberly, MO – 1 aviation mechanic dead, 2 hospitalized after heater leak in hangar

2/5 – Cleveland, OH – 1 man and 1 woman hospitalized, a third refused treatment for CO after generator run indoors

2/5 – Manhattan, NY – 9 people hospitalized at NYC construction site after running a generator indoors

2/3 – Dallas, TX – 2 men, 2 children dead from running generator inside

2/2 – Lafayette, IN – 1 man dead, car in garage

2/1 – Detroit, MI – 5 hospitalized

2/1 – Wayne, MI – 2 dead and 27+ evacuated after a major CO leak in apartment complex

1/30 - Lyman, NH - Husband, wife, several pets found dead from Carbon Monoxide. Only detector in house had dead batteries.

1/30 – Wheeling, IL – Family of 9 hospitalized after using a grill for a heater

1/29 – Gaylord, MI – 1 woman and 1 man treated due to faulty water heater and furnace

1/28 - Columbia, SC - 2 men dead, 65+ exposed after carbon monoxide leak in housing complex. Building did not have mandated detectors. Class action lawsuit filed.

1/24 – Sacramento, CA - 1 man  dead, with very high CO levels in his apartment, all other residents evacuated      

1/23 – Greenfield, MA – Couple found dead, sleeping in tent with a space heater

1/23 – Battle Creek, MI – Young parents found dead in home from carbon monoxide. Survived by 5 month old child.

1/22 - Grand Forks, ND - Man dead after using propane heater while sleeping inside truck

1/19 - Queens, NY - Man dead from boiler leak

1/16 - Exeter Township, MI - Elderly mother and her son found dead after complaining of furnace problems

1/15 - Bell Gardens, CA - 6 adults, 2 children hospitalized due to CO leak

1/14 - Anchorage, Ak - One woman dead of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

1/13 - Bronx, NY - 6 hospitalized after a faulty boiler fills apartment build with Carbon Monoxide. 2 EMTs from the scene were also treated.

1/7 - Cannonsburg, PA - One man dead, 2 women + 2 children hospitalized from Carbon Monoxide. Officials suspect a faulty furnace was to blame.

1/7 - Harrisburg, PA – 7 hospitalized from malfunctioning heater in shared duplex

1/4 - Poland, NY – 5 teen girls died of CO poisoning while locked in escape room

1/1 - Davis Island, FL - Husband + 2 dogs died, woman hospitalized after car was left running in garage.

1/1 – Aurora, CO – Family of 4 and their pets hospitalized, from faulty furnace venting