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Two Treated in Carbon Monoxide Scare

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Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 7:01am 21st January 2014.

Paramedics have treated two people for breathing in a potentially deadly gas in St Germans.

It is after fire crews were called to a carbon monoxide detector sounding late on Monday night.

It is the fourth incident in the Duchy in a fortnight.

A spokesperson for Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service said: "One appliance from Saltash responded to a report of a Carbon Monoxide Detector sounding at a property in St Germans.

"Crews entered the property using breathing apparatus and a gas detector.

"A reading was found and the property was ventilated two people are being treated by the Ambulance Service as a precaution."

You can get more information on the symptoms to watch out for - and find out how to protect your family here.

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