COLORADO SPRINGS- As the temperatures drop, many residents will begin turning up the heat and kicking on their furnaces.
However, that can be dangerous, even deadly if they aren't working properly.
One person died in a Colorado Springs apartment last month from a carbon monoxide leak after the... more »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Investigators say an old and improperly vented furnace pumped carbon monoxide through a Colorado Springs apartment complex and led to the death of a 50-year-old man. Our partners at The Gazette report Colorado Springs Utilities and the Pikes Peak Regional Building Department have determined that... more »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Investigators are trying to determine the source of a carbon monoxide leak that killed one person at a Colorado Springs apartment complex and left a man in critical condition. Authorities say they were called to the Vista Peak Apartments in the eastern part of the... more »
A man in his 50's is dead after a suspected carbon monoxide leak at the Vista Peak Apartments near the intersection of Academy Blvd. and Galley Rd. in Colorado Springs.
Firefighters broke down the door to the unit where the man was found unconscious, but did not reach him... more »
GUNNISON (AP)-Firefighters say an ice cleaning machine was the source of the carbon monoxide that sickened 54 people at a youth hockey tournament in western Colorado.
Gunnison fire marshal Dennis Spritzer said Monday that the indoor ice rink's ventilation system failed, causing it to recirculate the polluted air rather... more »
Mother Nature caused some big problems over the weekend. Thursday's snow and subsequent freeze caused water pipes and fire sprinkler systems all over the city to burst and flood homes and businesses. "There's frozen pipes everywhere!" says Casey Aragon of Olson Plumbing and Heating as he works on replacing a... more »
A little preventive maintenance can go a long way, in your pocketbook and for your health.
-Thursday on News First Five we told you about dialing 2-1-1, which lets you talk to referral specialists who can get you connected with helpful community information.
-Also there’s the LEAP... more »