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13 people hospitalized after CO exposure from grill

carbon monoxide graphic (properly sized)
carbon monoxide graphic (properly sized)

ARCADIA, WI (WTAQ) - Thirteen people were taken to a hospital with carbon monoxide poisoning from a home near Arcadia in western Wisconsin.

Trempealeau County authorities responded to a house where seven adults and five children fell ill late Sunday afternoon.

A responding officer also succumbed, and was treated at a local hospital and later released.

WQOW-TV in Eau Claire said there was no word on the conditions of the other 12 people. Officials said a charcoal grill was apparently being used to heat the home.

The incident remains under investigation.

(Story courtesy of Wheeler News Service)

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