Risk of Carbon Monoxide Exposure
2:01 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

Furnace Maintenance Cuts Down on Health Risks

The early cold snap has residents cranking up their furnaces. A Wisconsin Public Service spokesperson offers a reminder to think about maintaining that furnace, to prevent a possibly fatal build-up of carbon monoxide.

Wisconsin Public Service is urging homeowners to get their furnaces checked to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning.
Credit home.howstuffworks.com

News Director Ken Krall talks with Leah Van Zile.

Van Zile says chimneys should be checked to make sure critters haven't taken up residence in them and preventing good ventilation.