St. Louis (KSDK)-- A woman and her two young children were rushed to the hospital overnight, victims of carbon monoxide poisoning.
St. Louis firefighters were called to a home on Quincy Street around 10:30 p.m. Friday to investigate a sick call.
The woman, and kids ages 3 and 6 had flu like symptoms. Firefighters determined they were suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning. The fumes came from a gas generator running in the basement.
All are expected to recover.
The family did not have a carbon monoxide detector. Firefighters recommend every home have working smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. First responders also say if several members of your household come down with sudden flu-like symptoms call 911 immediately.