6-year-old girl among 5 hospitalized for carbon monoxide poisoning in Bronzeville

CHICAGO — Five people were taken to the hospital for carbon monoxide poisoning in Bronzeville.

The Chicago Fire Department responded to the two-story house in the 4800 block of South Evans Avenue.

A 6-year-old girl was in serious-to-critical condition and transported to Comer Children’s Hospital. A 70-year-old woman, 45-year-old woman and 17-year-old boy were taken to University of Chicago Medical Center. A 65-year-old man was taken to Mercy Hospital.

The Chicago Fire Department says the carbon monoxide reached life-threatening levels.

No word yet on the source of the leak.

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