1 Dead, 7 Ill after Carbon Monoxide Exposure in Bakersfield
BAKERSFIELD (AP) — Authorities say a man died and seven other people were hospitalized after they were exposed to carbon monoxide at a Bakersfield home. Kern County officials say crews were initially sent to the house on Saturday following reports of a fire. Firefighters found no flames but they did find what they determined was a medical emergency, with multiple people suffering from carbon monoxide exposure.