50 Evacuated From Boston University Building Over High CO Levels

BOSTON (CBS) – High levels of carbon monoxide forced the evacuation of an apartment building in Boston Thursday night.

More than 50 people had to evacuate after the fire department detected elevated levels of the dangerous gas in the building located on Miner Street.

The building is owned by Boston University.

Firefighters shut down the heating system and were looking for a cause.

No one was hurt.

The residents were expected to be allowed back by midnight.

  • Jim Parsons

    I was watching the Bruins game and evacuated the building with 14 minutes to go. I guess I didn’t miss much!! The whole situation was handled very professionally by Boston Fire,Police and EMS.

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