Six people were hospitalized with suspected carbon monoxide poisoning Wednesday afternoon due to a faulty furnace in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
Crews responded to a building with high carbon monoxide levels in the 2500 block of South Lawndale about 2 p.m., according to Fire Media Affairs.
The cause of the leak was a faulty furnace, according to Fire Media.
Six people — three adults and three children — were taken to hospitals, Fire Media said. Their genders, exact ages and conditions were not immediately released.