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Residents evacuated from UWS building after high levels of carbon monoxide detected: FDNY

Posted at 6:59 PM, Dec 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-17 22:21:10-05

UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan – Residents living in an Upper West Side building were evacuated after high levels of carbon monoxide were detected inside Saturday evening, FDNY said.

FDNY said they received a call around 6 p.m. at 344 W. 87th St. about carbon monoxide.

Fire officials say eight people were evacuated and crews are working to ventilate the building.