Car­bon monox­ide poi­son­ing sends four to Car­bon­ear hospi­tal

The Compass - - OPINION -

Car­bon monox­ide poi­son­ing sent four peo­ple to the Car­bon­ear Gen­eral Hospi­tal for treat­ment Mon­day, Aug. 6.

Const. Tracy Coish of Avalon East Dis­trict RCMP said, “shortly af­ter 10 a.m. (Mon­day) morn­ing Holy­rood RCMP were called to the Bri­gus Junc­tion cabin area af­ter re­ceiv­ing a call for as­sis­tance.”

Const. Coish said, “emer­gency of­fi­cials were no­ti­fied that four per­sons re­quired emer­gency med­i­cal at­ten­tion due to car- bon monox­ide poi­son­ing.”

Holy­rood RCMP along with the Bay Roberts Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment and Moores Am­bu­lance ser­vice went to the scene and dis­cov­ered three of the four peo­ple inside the cabin had col­lapsed from the ap­par­ent car­bon monox­ide poi­son­ing.

“All four in­di­vid­u­als were out­side the cabin when of­fi­cials ar­rived,” the RCMP spokes­woman said.

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