January fire tip of the month: The silent killer | Brainerd Dispatch

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January fire tip of the month: The silent killer

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Creeping silently through your home, there’s a killer that gives you no warning. This killer is carbon monoxide. An invisible and odorless gas, carbon monoxide is produced when burning any fuel, such as gasoline, propane, natural gas, oil, wood or charcoal. It is a silent killer, which causes illness by decreasing the amount of oxygen present in the body.


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