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Lowestoft: Four taken to hospital with carbon monoxide poisoning following leak in Wharfedale

PUBLISHED: 07:02 04 March 2014 | UPDATED: 07:14 04 March 2014

Firefighters attended a carbon monoxide leak in Lowestoft.

Firefighters attended a carbon monoxide leak in Lowestoft.

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Four people have been taken to hospital following a carbon monoxide leak in Lowestoft.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue received reports of the leak at a property in Wharfedale shortly before 2am.

Two crews from the town arrived to find four people suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning.

Firefighters isolated the gas supply and ventilated the property, returning to base by 2.30am.

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