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20 sick at Thanksgiving party with indoor grill

20 sick at Thanksgiving party with indoor grill

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CHICAGO -- Seven people were hospitalized with carbon monoxide poisoning after someone used a charcoal grill inside a Chicago home for Thanksgiving.

The Chicago Tribune reports ( that ambulances were called to a home on Chicago's North Side before 11 p.m. Thursday. Twenty people reported symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning.

Seven people were taken to area hospitals. The others were treated at the home.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns that charcoal should never be burned inside because it gives off carbon monoxide.


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