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Six people in St. Petersburg receive medical treatment after smell of carbon monoxide

Posted: 1:33 PM, Jul 29, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-29 21:39:56Z

Six people received medical treatment Sunday morning after the smell of carbon monoxide was detected at The Courtney at Bay Pines Apartments in St Petersburg, officials said.

Firefighters responded to a call at the apartment complex on Miramar Drive about 8:30 a.m.

When firefighters arrived, they determined a high level of carbon monoxide at Building G.

It was determined a vehicle was left running in a garage overnight.

Forty apartment units were evacuated.

Four people were taken to the hospital for treatment. Two others were treated on scene.

Everyone is expected to make a full recovery.

Carbon monoxide is a colorless gas which can be fatal.

Residents were allowed to return to their apartments by late Sunday morning.