Several people were hospitalized Saturday after “life-threatening” levels of carbon monoxide were detected at a hotel pool in Ohio, Marysville Fire Chief Jay Riley said.
Police say authorities were called around 5:30 p.m. to the Hampton Inn in Marysville, Ohio to reports of an unconscious 2-year-old girl. Police said they also received additional reports of people unconscious in and around the pool area, and others experiencing dizziness and burning in their throats.
First responders transported nine people to area hospitals and assessed two at the hotel. Police added that four other people went to the hospital on their own.
“We continue to investigate the source and are delighted that no one died from exposure,” Riley said.
According to spokeswoman Melanie Ziegler, of the patients being treated at Memorial Hospital in Marysville, including six children and five adults, two are believed to be in critical condition and five are in serious condition. and 4 people were treated and released.
Ziegler said the seven patients still hospitalized were stable and were transferred to intensive care facilities.
Police said the hotel was evacuated overnight as the Marysville Fire Department investigated the cause of the situation.
Hampton’s parent company, Hilton, did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Marysville is about 30 miles northwest of Columbus.
Juliette Arcodia contribute.
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/life-threatening-levels-carbon-monoxide-detected-ohio-hotel-pool-15-tr-rcna14092 15 people treated after ‘life-threatening’ carbon monoxide levels were found at Ohio hotel pool, officials say