Firefighters Respond to House with Natural Gas Odor, Elevated CO on Douglas Ave Near St James St, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 8:23 AM Wednesday to an odor investigation at a house at 409 North Douglas Avenue Arlington Heights, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of an odor of gas inside the residence.

No illness was reported at the scene.

Firefighters on scene reported a strong odor of gas inside the house and meter readings showing elevated CO (Carbon Monoxide). Firefighters were working to evacuate the house to a warm car initially.

After investigation of the furnace and water heater, Engine Two’s crew and assisting crews shut off the natural gas source, ventilated the home, and requested Nicor Gas respond to the scene.

LIVE TRAFFIC MAP of neighborhood of a gas leak on Douglas Avenue between St James Street and Fremont Street …


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