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15 OTR residents evacuated after carbon monoxide leak


Over a dozen people were evacuated from their homes after a carbon monoxide leak was detected on Friday evening.

Emergency crews were called to an 8-unit apartment building in the 1300 block of Walnut Street just after 7 p.m. A woman called 911 after she was experiencing dizziness.

Firefighters at the scene found a carbon monoxide leak in the water heater of the building.

In total, 15 residents were evacuated.

City officials conducted an inspection before residents were allowed back inside.

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