Duluth ice arena evacuated, several treated for CO poisoning

About 30 people at a hockey practice at Duluth's Fryberger Arena on Wednesday night were evacuated after several reported symptoms of carbon-monoxide poisoning, the Duluth News Tribune reports. Officials found elevated blood levels of carbon monoxide in several people, and one was taken to the emergency room.
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About 30 people at a hockey practice at Duluth's Fryberger Arena on Wednesday night were evacuated after several reported symptoms of carbon-monoxide poisoning, the Duluth News Tribune reports. Officials found elevated blood levels of carbon monoxide in several people, and one was taken to the emergency room.

Duluth fire officials said early Thursday that they suspect the aging heating system and propane-powered Zamboni, which resurfaces the ice, may be to blame WQOW reported.

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