Fire Chief's Corner: The silent killer: Carbon monoxide
Creeping silently through your home, there’s a killer that gives no warning. This killer is carbon monoxide.
An invisible and odorless a gas, carbon monoxide (CO) 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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