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Do you have a carbon monoxide detector in your home?

As the mercury drops below zero, we are firing up our furnaces and fireplaces and it’s time to think about carbon monoxide. North Grenville Fire Prevention Officer Shannon Armitage wants to make sure everyone has a working carbon monoxide detector in their home.

Deer hunting season begins today and hunters are reminded to ensure their hunt camps and cabins are free of carbon monoxide. Having a detector installed or carrying one with you to the cabin can save your life.

Every year, a shocking number of people die from carbon monoxide poisoning. If you feel nausea or a headache, get outside and seek medical help immediately.

If you live in an apartment building and share a wall with a garage or furnace room, speak to your landlord about installing a carbon monoxide detector in your unit.

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