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John M. Steiner / The Sun Jamestown Police Department Officer Nicole Anderson assists a child Friday morning at First Congregational United Church of Christ in downtown Jamestown after 30 children and three adults were exposed to carbon monoxide while sleeping at the church during a retreat.

Carbon monoxide poisons youth at retreat in Jamestown church

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Five people were transported to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis following exposure to carbon monoxide early Friday morning, according to Bill Kennedy, spokesman for the Jamestown Hospital.


Middle- and high-school students as well as adult chaperones from across the state were participating in a youth retreat held Friday at First Congregational United Church of Christ in downtown Jamestown. The retreat was scheduled to last until Saturday.

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