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Carbon monoxide leak sends 11 kids to area hospitals

JEMS.com Editor s Note:Read more about how to treat multiple patients with carbon monoxide poisoning on the JEMS.com MCI Special Topics Page.

CHICAGO -- Nearly 50 teenagers attending an event to meet Chicago Bears players at a Boys and Girls Club on the West Side were evacuated from the club after a faulty furnace caused a carbon monoxide leak.

Eleven children were taken to multiple area hospital in good condition after the leak, according to Fire Media Affairs spokesman Joe Roccasalva.

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