Silent killer: Avoiding carbon monoxide poisoning and death

20th January 2022:, RALEIGH, N.C. — Carbon monoxide poisoning, especially common during cold weather, kills 430 people every year and causes 50,000 emergency room visits.

Most cases happen when people lose power and turn to alternative heat sources that can be deadly.

If you lose power, you may be tempted to heat your house with your gas stove. Experts say that’s not safe, because without power your exhaust fan will not work.

Gas logs are okay, as longs as your chimney flue is wide open

Most of all: Never bring a gas heater, generator or a grill inside. Read More…