Three people in North Laurel were hospitalized early Tuesday morning after suffering from apparent carbon monoxide poisoning. Officials believe the incident was caused by improper use of a generator.
Howard County fire crews reported to a home in the 9700 block of Brevard Street in North Laurel around 4:45 a.m. after receiving reports of carbon monoxide poisoning.
One man and two women were taken to a local hospital. The man was in critical condition and the women were in serious condition, officials said.
Emergency crews found a generator inside the home that was running without proper ventilation.