Four Hospitalized for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in MD

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    Howard County officials said three adults and one child were transported to a local hospital for carbon monoxide poisoning Tuesday afternoon.

    Crews responded to a medical emergency in the 9500 block of Standon Place in Columbia at approximately 5 p.m. There, they found an alarming presence of carbon monoxide.

    Officials confirm the source of the carbon monoxide was a faulty hot water heater.

    Howard County Department of Rescue Services recommend residents purchase a carbon monoxide detector, which could be life-saving.