Carbon monoxide leak sickens kids at N.J. skating rink

    Seven children were treated at hospitals after an apparent carbon monoxide leak made them sick at a central New Jersey skating rink.

    It’s still not clear what caused the leak at the Ice Land Skating Center in Hamilton Township (Mercer County), which was reported around 10:30 a.m. Saturday. But all the children sickened by the leak are expected to recover.

    Authorities say they found a high level of carbon monoxide inside the building, but further details were not immediately available. They also said some people affected by the leak declined medical treatment.

    The rink was expected to be closed until repairs were completed.

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