1 dead, 5 hurt after carbon monoxide poisoning in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON)-- One person is dead and five others were hurt after being exposed to carbon monoxide in San Francisco's Bernal Heights neighborhood on Thursday.

Fire crews arrived at a home on Cortland Avenue around 4:26 a.m. and rushed to perform life-saving measures on one victim but unfortunately, they died.

Three people were treated at the scene and two others were transported to a nearby vehicle.

The identity of the deceased hasn't been released.

KRON4's Lydia Pantazes reported live from the scene and says fire crews believe a water heater led to the carbon monoxide poisoning.


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