Powered by

Gas leak spurs evacuation at downtown Syracuse hotel

Jan 01, 2019 - Associated Press

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Officials say a downtown Syracuse hotel has been evacuated on New Year's Day because of an apparent carbon monoxide leak, and five people were taken to a hospital.

Emergency personnel responded to the Genesee (jen-ess-EE') Grande Hotel around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. The hotel is not far from Syracuse University.

Syracuse Police Detective George Hack says the five people were taken to a hospital as a precaution.

It's not immediately confirmed how many people wer...