• Carbon monoxide detector goes off at apartments housing CMU students

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    PITTSBURGH - A carbon monoxide detector went off Thursday morning at an apartment building in Pittsburgh’s Oakland neighborhood that houses Carnegie Mellon University students, officials said.

    Police and firefighters were called shortly before 6 a.m. to the Fairfax Apartments on Fifth Avenue.

    An alarm could be heard blaring as several emergency vehicles were parked outside and first responders entered the building.

    Twenty-two students were evacuated to the building’s lobby, but no one was sickened, a CMU spokesperson said.

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