Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

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 Tips to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning or fire hazards:CO poisoning

· Generators should only be operated outside in well-ventilated areas and never in a garage, basement or breezeway.
· Do not operate generators near windows, doors or in other areas where exhaust fumes could be drawn into a home or other occupied structure.
· Do not use charcoal grills, gas grills or other open-flame devices indoors for heating or cooking.
· Use only portable heaters certified for indoor use. They should be placed in well-ventilated areas and kept well away from combustible materials.
· To prevent fires, generators should never be refueled while they are running. Refuel only after the generator has been turned off and allowed to cool.

CSEPP
Chemical Weapons Facility Prepares for Operations

RICHMOND, Ky. – The Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) is undergoing final preparations before destruction of chemical weapons stored at the Blue Grass Army Depot begins. “This is what we’ve been working toward for years,” said Jeff Brubaker, BGCAPP site project manager. “We are ready to take the …

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MAKE YOUR DISASTER KIT NOW

              Build A Kit Make sure your emergency kit is stocked with the items on the checklist below. Most of the items are inexpensive and easy to find, and any one of them could save your life. Headed to the store? Download a printable version to …

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FLOODING

Floods are one of the most common hazards in Kentucky however not all floods are alike. Some floods develop slowly, while others such a flash floods, can develop in just a few minutes and without visible signs of rain. Additionally, floods can be local, impacting a neighborhood or community, or …