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WAFB Educates Viewers on Safe Generator Use During Hurricane Season

Topic: Disaster Relief and Recovery
Posted on 9/14/2021

Gray Televisionís CBS affiliate WAFB Baton Rouge, La., prepared their viewers for Hurricane Ida on August 27 by detailing the best practices for safe generator use. While generators can be useful in case of power outages, they also produce carbon monoxide, an odorless, colorless gas that can kill without warning. Generators should always be placed outside of the home, more than 20 feet away from windows and doors and WAFB encouraged viewers to have a carbon monoxide detector in their homes.

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