16 firefighters treated for possible carbon monoxide exposure in Sonoma Co., CAL FIRE says

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Tuesday, October 6, 2020
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Officials say several firefighters battling the Glass Fire were possibly exposed to carbon monoxide. Potential exposure occurred off-site of the fire and they were evaluated at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa on Tuesday morning.

SONOMA COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) -- Officials say sixteen firefighters battling the Glass Fire were possibly exposed to carbon monoxide on Tuesday morning.

CAL FIRE Spokesman Robert Foxworthy confirms 5 ambulances were called to the Sonoma County Fairgrounds and were being evaluated at the CAL FIRE base camp in the Santa Rosa fairgrounds.

Officials say the carbon monoxide exposure occurred off-site from the fire area and did not disclose the source.

SKY7 was above the Sonoma County Fairgrounds where firefighters have been staying while battling the Glass Fire burning in Napa and Sonoma counties.

CAL FIRE says one firefighter was transported to a local hospital for further evaluation.

The other firefighters have since been released.

Stay with ABC7 News for the latest details on this developing story.