Ark. hotel evacuated after carbon monoxide leak

SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say four people were taken to the hospital after a carbon monoxide leak at a Siloam Springs hotel.

Authorities say a Hampton Inn near U.S. 412 was evacuated late Monday after several guests complained of symptoms consistent with high carbon monoxide levels. Fayetteville television station KHOG reports ( ) that about 25 people were staying at the hotel at the time.

The guests were moved to another hotel in Siloam Springs.

Authorities say four people were taken to a hospital, and 1 of them remains in serious condition.

Firefighters say the carbon monoxide leak likely came from a boiler in the swimming pool area.

Information from: KHOG-TV,

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