Two treated for carbon monoxide poisoning

PUBLISHED: 10:02 06 July 2014


A CHILD and adult were treated for carbon monoxide poisoning at a house in Clevedon last night (Sat).

Firefighters from Weston and Clevedon were called to the house in The Chaffins at 9.40pm to reports of a gas leak.

An adult and child were outside the property when crews arrived, suffering from dizziness and headaches.

First aid was administered by firefighters until the ambulance arrived.

Crews isolated the gas boiler from the electricity supply which ventilated the building and the boiler was tested but no gases were identified.

The incident was left to Transco after officers arrived and were inspecting the gas boiler.

It was believed to be carbon monoxide poisoning. The adult and child were not taken to hospital.

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