Herkimer BOCES briefly evacuated for carbon monoxide alarm

Herkimer BOCES on Gros Boulevard was briefly evacuated Tuesday morning when the carbon monoxide detector went off, indicating high levels.

Posted: Nov. 8, 2017 4:36 PM
Updated: Nov. 8, 2017 4:36 PM

(November 7, 2017)

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HERKIMER - Herkimer BOCES on Gros Boulevard was briefly evacuated Tuesday morning when the carbon monoxide detector went off, indicating high levels.


East Herkimer and Mohawk fire departments responded around 8:30 a.m. and cleared the building, where they determined that the issued appeared to be a stuck vent louvre.

The Herkimer Central School District provided buses so that students had a warm place to wait, and they were let back into the building around 9 a.m. after it was determined carbon monoxide levels were not high.

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