Mattapan Stores Evacuate From High Levels Of Carbon Monoxide

Photo: Courtesy of the Boston Fire Department

BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — Tuesday afternoon, the Boston Fire Department said they responded to a call in Mattapan, where high levels of Carbon Monoxide were detected.

A spokesperson for the BFD told the Boston Globe that the crews arrived after a medical incident was reported in the area, where a person said they felt lightheaded and dizzy.

The lethal gas was found in three stores between 1296-1300 Blue Hill Avenue, officials said. Six people were evacuated from those stores, and one person was transported by Boston Emergency Medical Services, the BFD said.

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At the time of the incident a BFD Hazmat Technician arrived on scene to determine the cause of the leak.

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