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Poisonous gas sickens Amsterdam family

Generator being used inside house caused CO exposure

Amanda Russell holds her 7-month-old nephew David Hart as Elvid Hart looks on in front of their home at 77 Brookside Drive.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
Amanda Russell holds her 7-month-old nephew David Hart as Elvid Hart looks on in front of their home at 77 Brookside Drive.
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Eleven people were taken to hospitals early Wednesday for carbon monoxide poisoning from a generator in their basement being used to power the home. Firefighters were called to 77-79 Brookside Ave. around 4 a.m. for reports of a child who had woken up in the middle of the night vomiting. National Grid had cut the power to the two-family home, which was occupied by the immediate and extended family of Elvid Hart. A portable gasoline-powered ...


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aabrea
May 20, 2010
1:07 p.m.

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Geniuses.

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