High levels of carbon monoxide found at day care

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) -- A building inspection at a Johnson City day care center has found high levels of carbon monoxide, but it did not cause problems for anyone inside.

Johnson City Fire Capt. Mark Scott says carbon monoxide was detected in the mechanical room at Kinder-Care during a routine inspection Thursday. He says the area was not occupied by any children and did not pose an immediate threat.

The incident was the second case of high carbon monoxide levels in the area this week. Fourteen people, including eight children, were hospitalized Sunday after a carbon monoxide leak at the Golden Corral restaurant.

Fire officials say there is no connection between the incidents.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


6450 Papermill Drive Knoxville, TN 37919 Phone - (865) 450-8888; Fax - (865) 450-8869
Copyright © 2016 WVLT-TV Inc. - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 15667867 - local8now.com/a?a=15667867
Gray Television, Inc.