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Detection is key to preventing CO poisoning

With furnaces humming and fireplaces blazing, local fire departments are on high alert during winter for the "silent killer", carbon monoxide.

Many readers have likely heard about the family of seven from Moorhead, Minn., who all perished in their home on Dec. 18, 2021 from carbon monoxide poisoning. Lesser known, however, are the "close calls" that happen in our own neighborhoods every year....