NORTHEAST GLENDALE -- Glendale Fire paramedics responding to a call of
a woman complaining of dizziness and nausea evacuated the home after
smelling a strange odor, officials said.
Firefighters responded to a home in the 2100 block of Glen Ivy Drive
at about 8:45 a.m. on Sunday, officials said. Additional firefighters
were called to the scene after an engineer noticed the smell of gas,
The woman, 50, and her husband, 48, were taken to Glendale Memorial
Hospital and treated for carbon monoxide poisoning, officials said.
Further information on their conditions was not known.
Southern California Gas officials who came to the home said the
heating system is outdated and no longer legal in California, Glendale
Fire Capt. Robert Doyle said.
Fire officials urge residents to contact their gas company if they
have any unusual problems with heating devices and to call 911 if they
detect the odor of gas, Doyle said.