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Newark Firefighters Respond to High CO Levels at Home in East Ward


Medical professionals evaluated two people at the scene of a high carbon monoxide incident in a home in Newark's Ironbound section on Thursday morning. 

According to preliminary reports, firefighters were notified of elevated CO levels at Oxford Street around 12:15 a.m. 

Crews arrived and reportedly detected CO levels over 80 ppm (parts per million) inside the residence. 

PSE&G was called to the scene to assist in the investigation. 

Officials reported non-life threatening injuries, and the incident is under investigation.