Carbon monoxide leak reported in East Boston apartment building

BOSTON (WHDH) - An East Boston apartment building was evacuated Sunday night due to a gas leak.

Boston Fire Department responded to a reported gas leak just before 11 p.m. Sunday night at 2-4 Elbow Street.

Fire officials said they found elevated carbon monoxide levels in the apartment building. Officials reported smoldering underground cables as a potential cause for the gas leak.

Four residents were inspected by Boston Emergency Medical Services, according to the BFD, and two were transported to a hospital. It is unclear if the leak caused any injuries.

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