Apartment Building Evacuated Because of Carbon Monoxide - NBC4 Washington

Apartment Building Evacuated Because of Carbon Monoxide

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    Montgomery County Fire and Rescue evacuated an apartment building in Rockville, Md., Monday because of carbon monoxide.

    People reported feeling sick at the building at 12510 Viers Mill Road about 6 p.m. In a first-floor apartment, the concentration of carbon monoxide reached 100 parts per million. Thirty-five parts per million or less is considered safe.

    Fourteen people were evaluated. No life-threatening injuries were reported.

    The issue was a faulty heating unit. The scene has since been cleared.

    Residents were sheltered in a Ride On bus while authorities try to determine the source.

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