Source of carbon monoxide at Ohio Hotel Wanted; 7 Review | Ohio News

MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities are trying to find the source of carbon monoxide at an Ohio hotel that sent nine people to the hospital, seven of them in critical condition.

Marysville Fire Chief Jay Riley told the Columbus Dispatch that all of those hospitalized were in the pool area of ​​the Hampton Inn. Riley said the victims included both children and adults. He said Sunday morning he had no immediate update on the victims’ conditions or the investigation.

Authorities said they received a 911 call Saturday night about a 2-year-old girl who either fell into the pool or was found unconscious in the pool.

More 911 calls soon followed regarding unconscious people or others who reported symptoms including dizziness and a burning throat, and the hotel was evacuated soon after, the chief of the hotel said. Marysville PD, Tony Brooks.

Riley said all potential sources of carbon monoxide have been shut off and the building has been cleared of anyone.

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Brooks told the newspaper that seven of the nine people taken to hospital were in critical condition, while two others were treated at the scene and five others later sought treatment in hospitals.

A representative from the Hampton Inn Marysville said Sunday that authorities are “fully cooperating with local authorities as they investigate this incident.”

Marysville is about 30 miles (48 kilometers) northwest of Columbus.

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