Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Two North Vancouver Children Affected by Carbon Monoxide While Boating

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Two North Vancouver Children Affected by Carbon Monoxide While Boating

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Two young boaters affected by carbon monoxide

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VANCOUVER - Boaters are being warned of the dangers of carbon monoxide after two children lost consciousness while on a boat over the Victoria Day long weekend.

North Vancouver RCMP Cpl. Richard De Jong says in a news release that the youngsters, aged seven and 10, were aboard their family's eight-metre boat during a trip on the waters of Indian Arm on Monday.

While the three adults stayed on deck, the children went into the boat's cabin and sometime later they were found groggy and unresponsive.

They regained consciousness when moved into fresh air and De Jong says they were taken to hospital where they were treated and released, and are expected to make a full recovery. …

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