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8 hospitalized, including 2 kids, for carbon monoxide poisoning in Bell Gardens

8 hospitalized, including 2 kids, for carbon monoxide poisoning in Bell Gardens
Authorities were called to the 5500 block of Clara Street on Tuesday morning about a hazmat incident. (KTLA)

Eight people were hospitalized Tuesday, including two children in critical condition, for apparent carbon monoxide poisoning at a Bell Gardens home.

Firefighters were called to the 5500 block of Clara Street about 9:20 a.m., according to Los Angeles County fire Inspector Scott Elliott.

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Two children were taken to a hospital in critical but stable condition, Elliott said. The other six people were taken to a hospital in fair condition, he said.

The source of the carbon monoxide was under investigation.

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