Loudoun County investigating townhouse carbon monoxide leak

WASHINGTON – Loudoun County Fire Department is investigating a possible carbon monoxide leak Wednesday evening at a townhouse in Ashburn, Va.

Loudoun County Fire says 14 people have been taken to Lansdowne Hospital to be checked for carbon monoxide poisoning.

The leak was caused when someone left a car running inside a garage in the 22600 block of High Haven Terrance, a county spokeswoman tells WTOP.

All 14 people inside the townhouse were in the area for the holidays and have been taken to the hospital as a precaution. Loudoun County Fire says all were conscious and alert.

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