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16 injured, 7 hospitalized in Brooklyn carbon monoxide incident: FDNY

Posted at 5:05 PM, Feb 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-11 17:05:48-05

EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn — Seven people were hospitalized and 16 were injured after a carbon monoxide incident in Brooklyn Thursday, according to the FDNY.

The incident happened on Autumn Avenue in East New York Thursday afternoon.

No word on what caused the problem. The FDNY reminded New Yorkers in an Instagram post to always have both a smoke alarm and a carbon monoxide alarm in their residences.