Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Carbon monoxide may have sickened Clearwater woman

CLEARWATER — A 45-year-old woman was hospitalized Monday morning after she was found semi-conscious at the site of a possible gas leak, authorities said.

Firefighters found elevated levels of carbon monoxide in the home, but have not determined its source.

The woman, who was not identified, was treated by Clearwater Fire and Rescue paramedics who responded to a call at 1640 Ewing Ave. at 10:42 a.m. Her injuries are serious, according to Clearwater public safety spokeswoman Elizabeth Watts.

Clearwater police said the woman was discovered by a friend who called 911. The woman was the only person in the home, a single-story duplex. Carbon monoxide was not detected in the adjoining unit of the duplex.

The investigation is continuing.

Carbon monoxide may have sickened Clearwater woman 01/23/12 [Last modified: Monday, January 23, 2012 2:46pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Two boys in critical condition after Largo crash

    Accidents

    LARGO — A 7-year-old boy was thrown from a car in a head-on crash on Starkey Road, and both he and a 6-year-old boy were in critical condition Sunday night, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

  2. Trump's new order bars almost all travel from seven countries

    National

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Sunday issued a new order banning almost all travel to the United States from seven countries, including most of the nations covered by his original travel ban, citing threats to national security posed by letting their citizens into the country.

    President Donald Trump speaks to reporters Sunday upon his return to the White House in Washington.
  3. Somehow, Rays' Chris Archer remains just shy of being an ace

    The Heater

    BALTIMORE — Chris Archer had another bad game Sunday.

    Chris Archer is sputtering to the finish line, his rough start on Sunday his fourth in his past five in which he hasn’t gotten past four innings.
  4. In Mexico City, hopes of finding quake survivors dwindle

    World

    MEXICO CITY — Five days after the deadly magnitude 7.1 earthquake, the hulking wreckage of what used to be a seven-story office building is one of the last hopes: one of just two sites left where searchers believe they may still find someone trapped alive in Mexico City.

    Rescue workers search for survivors inside a felled office building in the Roma Norte neighborhood of Mexico City on Saturday.
  5. GOP health bill in major peril as resistance hardens among key senators

    National

    WASHINGTON — The floundering Republican attempt to undo the Affordable Care Act met hardening resistance from key GOP senators Sunday that left it on the verge of collapse even as advocates vowed to keep pushing for a vote this week.

    Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, a moderate, said Sunday that it was “very difficult” to envision voting for this health-care bill.