Carbon Monoxide Kills One, Sends At Least Six to Hospital from OakBrook Hills Rd Near 31st St, Oak Brook

Oak Brook firefighter/paramedics responded about 10:00 a.m. Thursday to a report of people sick in a house — possibly from carbon monoxide illness. The Oak Brook Battalion Chief immediately called for an EMS Box for extra ambulances to respond to a luxury residential address at 2900 Oakbrook Hills Road. The address has since been corrected to 2909 Oakbrook Hills Road.

At one person has died from the incident, and least five victims were transported immediately to Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital. A total of seven victims were reported transported by ambulances.

There is no word yet on the source of the leak.

Firefighter/paramedics from Downwers Grove, Elmhurst, Oak Brook Terrace, Lombard and York Center responded with rescue ambulances to provide mutual aid assistance to Oak Brook Fire Department.

Westmont and Brookfield firefighter/paramedics and other firefighter/paramedics stood by at Oak Brook’s fire stations to cover the rest of the community during the incident.

WGN Skycam was overhead during the carbon monoxide incident Thursday morning.


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Satellite view of a large luxury home were one person has died and at least six people became sick — apparently from high levels of carbon monoxide in the home.


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