Friday, October 15, 2010
DETROIT (WXYZ) - Four people including a teenage boy were rushed to the hospital from their home with what is believed to be carbon-monoxide poisoning.
A man who lives at the home on East Grand Boulevard on Detroit's east side says he came back from the store to find two people including the 13 year old unconscious and two other residents very dizzy.
Clarence Jenkins says he had started the furnace for the first time this season before going to the store and when he left, everyone seemed ok.
Thursday, October 14, 2010
Friday, October 8, 2010
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The Oakland County Sheriff's Office will give away 100 smoke detectors Friday as part of National Fire Prevention Week.Read more: Oakland County news: Smoke detectors to be given away freep.com Detroit Free Press http://www.freep.com/article/20101007/NEWS03/10070415/1001/News/Oakland-County-news-briefs#ixzz11m99SFKT
Thursday, October 7, 2010
Contact: Guillermo Cole, Health Department
As another heating season begins, the Allegheny County Health Department is joining with the Carbon Monoxide Awareness Coalition of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County to remind residents about the danger of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless, and tasteless gas that is the by-product of incomplete combustion of a fuel. Hundreds die each year nationwide from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning, but most deaths could be prevented through greater awareness and education.
Wednesday, October 6, 2010
Tuesday, October 5, 2010
Governor Granholm Proclaims October 3-9 as Fire Prevention Week "Smoke Alarms: A Sound You Can Live With"
October 2, 2010
LANSING, Oct. 02 -- The State Of Michigan has issued following Press Release:
Governor Jennifer M. Granholm has proclaimed October 3-9 Fire Prevention Week in Michigan to encourage homeowners to focus on having several functioning smoke alarms to provide the critical early warning needed to escape a home fire.
"Many homes may still have only one smoke alarm and that's simply not enough," said Michigan State Fire Marshal Ronald R. Farr. "Make sure you have working smoke alarms on every level of the home, including the basement, and in every bedroom -- not just near them, to ensure that everyone is alerted in time to escape fire safely."
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Monday, October 4, 2010
"It was Saturday morning around 5:30 a.m.," says Tara Clay. "My son was crying and I got up to comfort him. It was cold in the house so I thought to turn on the heat."
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