Upper Merion Township Police say a 90-year-old woman died Tuesday in her home and two others were evacuated after high levels of carbon monoxide were discovered.
According to police, officers found the woman dead in her home on the 600 block of Charlestown Drive in the Swedeland section of Upper Merion Township.
Emergency responders say they were alerted to high levels of carbon monoxide in the house by monitoring equipment they carried inside.
Police say a preliminary investigation shows a portable gas powered generator was in use in the garage since the power had gone out hours earlier.
Police say the homeowners slept on the third floor while the victim slept on the first floor in a hospital bed.
Investigators have not yet released the names of the residents.
We stay unsettled through the first half of Saturday. Cooler air moves in late weekend with a nice stretch of weather beginning Sunday.
There may be some showers around tonight as we stay mostly cloudy and humid. Clouds hang on Saturday with some early rain but it'll turn much cooler and less humid throughout the day. High temperatures will only be in the low to mid 70s.
The sun returns for the second half of the weekend with a breezy and nice Sunday. Temperatures slowly warm next week as we enjoy days of sunshine and pleasant late summer weather.