High levels of C.O. reported at the Suffolk Center
Local fire departments responded to a CO detection at the Suffolk Center.


High levels of C.O. reported at the Suffolk Center


Earlier this morning, the North Patchogue Fire Department responded to an automatic Carbon Monoxide alarm at the Suffolk Center Nursing Home on Schoenfeld Blvd.
Upon entry the department detected 35 parts per million of C.O. in the basement and 300 parts per million on the second and third floors.
At that time the Hagerman and Patchogue fire departments were called as well as the South Country and Patchogue ambulance companies and the American Red Cross and Suffolk County EMS division.
All systems, according to the first assistant chief of the North Patchogue Fire Department, Gene Spiotta Jr., were shut down and all patients were evacuated. There were no injuries.

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