Carbon Monoxide concerns for Winter

Connecticut

Bridgeport police warn the silent killer becomes even more dangerous as the temperatures drop.

Related: Preventing Carbon Monoxide poisoning in blizzards

Carbon monoxide is colorless, odorless, and tasteless.

The fumes can be produced by chimneys, portable generators, stoves or by burning charcoal and wood inside the home.

Related: Hidden home dangers that cause carbon monoxide poisoning

To protect yourself and family, change the batteries in your carbon monoxide detector every six months.

Also watch out for the most common symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning; headache, dizziness, weakness, nausea and vomiting.

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