Stories tagged with: Carbon Monoxide

November 23, 2011 - 3:30pm
2 years 34 weeks ago

You can't see it, taste it, or smell it but Dr. Vicki Whitacre of the Muskingum County Health Department said it can kill you in minutes.

Known as the "silent killer" - The Environmental Protection Agency reports high levels of Carbon Monoxide are responsible for hundreds of accidental deaths each year.

It starts usually with a headache and you just start feeling bad, then you'll get a little nauseated, you may get achy, you can get some chest pain from it,"...

February 4, 2011 - 12:02pm
3 years 24 weeks ago

The death of a State Highway Patrol Trooper and his wife in Montgomery County due to Carbon Monoxide draws attention to the deadly gas.

This time of year is especially dangerous as many turn to alternative heat sources and furnaces are up and running.

"It's one of the most dangerous gases there is because it's odorless so you can't smell it and you can't see it so it's kind of invisible and without a detector you be overcome by it and not even know about it," Zanesville...

July 13, 2010 - 5:52pm
4 years 1 week ago

Nine residents of Newark were taken to Licking Memorial Hospital this morning for exposure to carbon monoxide in their home.

The Newark Fire Department along with Heath and Madison Township responded to the emergency at 236 Wilson Drive in Newark.

"The first step is actually we keep ourselves safe, second step is remove our patients from the atmosphere, third thing we do is shut down the utilities and the power, monoxide is a biproduct of combustion, so we don't want any...

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