Carbon Monoxide

Staying Safe While Heating Your Home

Carbon monoxide is a deadly hazard year round, but fire officials say it becomes a particular threat during cold weather

There are hidden dangers when trying to fight the cold. Chief among them, fire officials say,  is carbon monoxide poisoning. Greenville Fire Chief Tim Warrick says all fuel-burning equipment creates the risk for carbon monoxide exposure. “People try to use various things in order to heat their homes such as gas ovens, gas stoves, generators inside the homes,” said Warrick….

Carbon Monoxide Causes Illnesses at Alabama State Park

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (AP) – Fire officials say an apparent carbon monoxide leak in the main lodge at Lake Guntersville State Park resulted in six people being taken to a hospital. reports the problem occurred Thursday afternoon. Capt. Brian Walls of Guntersville Fire and Rescue says firefighters arrived at the park to find multiple people suffering from symptoms including headaches,…