Carbon monoxide causes Third Avenue shutdown
Last updated 3/18/2019 at 3:42pm
Carbon monoxide detected at Heirloom Jewelers forced emergency services to block off Third Avenue between Second and Third streets in downtown Havre Friday morning.
Havre Fire Chief Mel Paulson said the fire department responded to a report of a gas leak at about 10:15 a.m. and called NorthWestern Energy to the scene when firefighters determined carbon monoxide was in the air.
NorthWestern Energy spokesperson Brandy Powers said a company gas serviceman found dangerous levels of carbon monoxide upon arriving at the scene. The serviceman immediately evacuated the building and shut down th...