Pirate FM News

Family in Hospital after Gas Leak

news-logo.jpg

Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 7:00am 23rd January 2013

Two children and their parents have been rushed to hospital after carbon monoxide flooded through their home near Launceston.

Paramedics were called to Canworthy Water in the early hours of Wednesday morning after the family said they were not feeling well.

A spokesperson for Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service said: "An appliance from Launceston and a Wholetime Officer attended a property in Canworthy Water on the request of the Ambulance Service due to occupants feeling unwell due to possible carbon monoxide poisoning.

"On arrival crews used a gas detector which indicated high readings of carbon monoxide within the property.

"Two adults and two children were taken to hospital by ambulance, whilst crews made the property safe by venting using a positive pressure ventilation fan.

"Crews also fitted two smoke detectors within the property."

some great deals from pirate fm
Email Icon

Sign up for exclusive news, competitions and offers.
Proper Local News updates from Pirate FM

Suggested articles

Derriford Hospital handed two warning notices

Cornwall News: It has been ordered to make improvements

Soul singer Aretha Franklin 'seriously ill' and 'surrounded by family' says close source

Showbiz News: Soul singer Aretha Franklin is seriously ill and her family has gathered with her, according to a person who is close to the star.

Trending in Cornwall

BREAKING: Child falls from harbour wall in St Ives

The youngster was airlifted to Treliske on Thursday

A38 crash leaves pensioner fighting for life

It shut a stretch near Saltash for nearly five hours

The damage after a bus caught fire on the Lizard

It sent smoke billowing across the road to Mullion

Cornish fan's tribute ahead of Barry Chuckle's funeral

Comedian to be honoured at his team's stadium

PHOTOS: Bus bursts into flames on the Lizard

It shut the road between Coverack and Goonhilly

Camborne surgery to shut at end of year

5,700 patients will need to find a new doctor

WATCH: Mum and child get caught in rip current

Lifeguard stripped down to his boxers and rushed to help

CCTV released after £40k of jewellery stolen

A shop in Penzance was targeted in broad daylight

UPDATE: A38 shut after serious crash

An elderly woman has been rushed to hospital

More news...

Pirate Extra Pirate 70s Escape LoveCornwall