CO suspected at flats where seven taken ill in Hertfordshire

Seven including a baby were taken to hospital, and eight families forced to leave their homes, in a suspected carbon monoxide escape at a Hertfordshire flats complex.

The incident unfolded at two blocks of flats Keeble Court and Merton Court off Gateshead Road in Borehamwood just before 6pm on saturday 14th July.

A Taylor Wimpey spokesperson said the company are working closely with the HSE to establish the cause of the issue at the development in Borehamwood adding “it is too early to speculate on the cause at this stage”