A weekend boating excursion took a bad turn when a man and woman had to be rushed to the hospital suffering from carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. According to Delmarva Public Radio, the two suffered CO poisoning while boating near Havre de Grace, Maryland, on Sunday. A fire official says
the couple alerted authorities after apparently inhaling too much exhaust from the boat’s engine.
One of two dogs on board was also treated. NFPA’s tip sheet on marina and boating safety outlines dangers in and around the water, including electrical and carbon monoxide hazards.
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