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