Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
A Nottingham, N.H., woman went to check on her generator after losing power and was overcome by carbon monoxide fumes.
The victims, two men and one woman in their 30’s and 40’s, were found dead shortly before noon.
A 13-year-old boy became the first casualty of the Blizzard of 2013 in Massachusetts Saturday afternoon.
Just hours after an 11-year-old died from carbon monoxide poisoning, the storm has claimed another victim in the same fashion.
Heavy snowfalls can often mean dangers beyond the weather.
Seven people were being taken to the hospital Wednesday afternoon after a carbon monoxide incident in Mattapan.
Authorities say an 80-year-old man has been found dead at his Wellfleet home apparently from carbon monoxide poisoning.
A 47-year-old city worker from Worcester was found dead in his home Wednesday, and it appears a gas generator in his garage was to blame.
As homeowners struggle to cope with roof leaks and clogged storm drains, many may not be aware of another weather related risk around the home.
An 8-year-old boy was pronounced dead at the hospital after he was found unresponsive by his older brother in their Quincy home.