3 children, 2 adults hospitalized after carbon monoxide incident in Brooklyn

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FDNY personnel on the scene of a reported carbon monoxide incident in Brooklyn on Oct. 19, 2021. (Credit: Citizen App)

CYPRESS HILLS, Brooklyn — Three children under the age of 4, their mother, and a man were rushed to the hospital Tuesday after a carbon monoxide incident in Brooklyn, officials said.

The FDNY received a call about a possible carbon monoxide poisoning incident at a residence on Nichols Avenue in Cypress Hill around 1:45 p.m.

A neighbor told PIX11 News CPR was performed on a little girl on top of a police cruiser outside the home.

The children — ages 3, 1, and an infant — were taken to the hospital in serious condition and the two adults were considered stable, officials said.

All of the victims were expected to be OK, police said.

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