Police: Generator causes fatal levels of carbon monoxide inside South Brunswick home

A scary situation in South Brunswick sends a woman and her granddaughter to the hospital Thursday.

News 12 Staff

Aug 7, 2020, 2:33 AM

Updated 1,353 days ago

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A scary situation in South Brunswick sends a woman and her granddaughter to the hospital Thursday.
Police say a generator caused fatal levels of carbon monoxide inside a home in South Brunswick.
The woman thought she was having a heart attack, but instead it was carbon monoxide poisoning. 
At a time when many people are without power, officials warn residents to make sure that generators are at least 10 to 15 feet away from the house and in a well ventilated space.
 


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