Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Sends Three to Hospital

Two adults and a teenager were taken to Gwinnett Medical Center.

At around 5:30 Wednesday morning, paramedics were called to a home on the 1000 block of Bridle Path Drive. The caller said they were feeling sick and something was wrong.

When crews arrived to the home, they found a male who was having an "obvious medical emergency," according to a release from Gwinnett Fire Lt. Eric Eberly.

A Haz Mat unit was called and extremely high levels of carbon monoxide were detected. Fire crews determined the cause was a generator that was running inside the closed garage. The generator was being used to run a small heating device since the power had been cut off to the home.

An adult female and a teenage boy were evaluated and treated at the scene. All three were then taken to .


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