OCALA, Fla. -- Authorities say five people have been sent to the hospital after being overcome by fumes while using a generator inside their house in Ocala.
Ocala Fire Rescue spokesman Brian Stoothoff told the Ocala Star-Banner that everyone in the house was suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning. Someone was able to call 911 shortly before 1 a.m. Friday.
The newspaper reports all five are expected to recover.
Carbon monoxide is a colorless and odorless. Stoothoff reminds people not to use generators inside their homes.