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Carbon Monoxide is an odorless, invisible, poisonous gas. In 2008 the Independence Fire Department responded to 129 Carbon Monoxide calls with the majority occurring during the winter months.
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In a house fire, are you safer sleeping with your bedroom doors open or closed? See the dramatic, life-saving difference a door can make. November 2018
Officials are issuing an urgent alert when it comes to home fires – sleep with your bedroom door closed. Turns out, this simple decision dramatically increases your chance of survival if your house were to catch fire. TODAY national investigative correspondent Jeff Rossen reports and has an eye-opening demonstration.
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As the weather turns to summer and the idea of grilling outside comes to mind the incidents of apartment balcony fires increase.
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