Friday, January 20, 2012

January 20, 2012

“Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all he can do.” Henry Drummond (1851-1897)

Power Outages Raise Threat of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Lake Stevens Journal
“Anything that burns consumes oxygen and emits carbon monoxide (CO). It doesn't take very long for the levels to become lethal in a confined space.” According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 500 people die of CO poisoning each year in the ...

3 exposed to carbon monoxide at restaurant
Three people were taken by ambulance from a Great Neck restaurant and bakery to hospitals to be treated for carbon monoxide ...

Carbon monoxide death in Westfield
WWLP 22News
The man is still in the hospital however Lt. Kousch did not have an update on his condition. The Detective Bureau and the Fire Department are now investigation what may have caused the carbon monoxide backup in the home.

Carbon monoxide leak injures two
ABC2 News
BALTIMORE - Baltimore City Fire crews and BGE are trying to figure out the cause of a carbon monoxide leak that injured two people. Fire crews responded to the 1200 block of North Spring Street for the reported leak. Units arrived on the scene to find ...

Carbon monoxide forces family from home
Daily Local News
COATESVILLE -- Nine people were left homeless when a carbon monoxide scare in their home in the 500 block of Walnut Street forced them to evacuate, the city fire department reported. At about 3:30 pm Wednesday, the department responded to the residence ...

Office Of The State Fire Marshal Urges Citizens To Identify Signs Of The End ...
eNews Park Forest
As a new year has started, the Office of the State Fire Marshal warns residents across the state to pay special attention to the distinct signals sent by carbon monoxide alarms when their life has expired. Frequently, people may believe that a beep ...

Faulty furnace piece leads to carbon monoxide scare
Conway Daily Sun
Both times, carbon monoxide detectors saved them from being poisoned. At around 1 am on Sunday Dec. 18, the carbon monoxide alarm went off unexpectedly in the home of Evert and Kirsti Ekbergh. They opened the windows, fetched their cat, Sid, ...

Motorized pumps used for flood relief caused evacuation
Carbon monoxide leak evacuation over
MetroNews Canada
CALGARY - About 300 residents of a downtown Calgary highrise that were forced out into the cold by a carbon monoxide leak are being allowed to go home. The Calgary Fire Department evacuated the building around 6 am Wednesday and put residents on ...

Carbon monoxide kills – protect yourself and your family
Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning can kill. In the winter months, when people use their heating appliances more frequently, there are often more cases/incidents of carbon monoxide poisoning. The Public Health Agency (PHA) is urging everyone to have their ...