Think safety for New Year's -- fire/carbon monoxide poisoning

Hayworth, Jean
December 2007
Breckenridge American;12/29/2007, Vol. 104, p4
The article presents safety suggestions against fire and carbon monoxide accidents. It is noted that with winter and colder temperatures, a significantly larger number of residential fire and accidental carbon monoxide poisoning incidents take place. Candles, holiday decorations, and holiday kitchen appliances are said to contribute to home fires. The author cautions that power failures and improper use of alternative heating sources may lead to carbon monoxide poisonings.


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