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13 treated after carbon monoxide incident at Queens building prompts evacuation

Posted at 7:31 AM, Dec 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-21 07:31:51-05

EAST ELMHURST, Queens — A building in Queens was evacuated early Monday due to a carbon monoxide incident, authorities said.

FDNY units responded to a building in the vicinity of 32nd Avenue and 103 Street around 6:15 a.m. for a report of illness.

Authorities recorded high carbon monoxide readings, which prompted the building to be evacuated, FDNY officials said.

At least 13 people were evaluated for minor injuries.