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What should I do if my carbon monoxide detector goes off?

Last Updated: 12/03/2013

If your carbon monoxide detector is triggered...

The safe thing to do is to vacate the premises. However, you may push the "Hush/Test" button on the detector to silence the alarm. If the alarm goes off again, then you can determine that the air contains hazardous levels of carbon monoxide and you should immediately move outdoors, or to an open window where fresh air is available.

If your detector is monitored by a central station, then wait until emergency police or fire personnel arrive. Otherwise, you should call your local fire department. Authorities will inspect the area and locate the source of the carbon monoxide leak so you can have it fixed.

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GE Security 260-CO Carbon Monoxide Detector
Macurco CM-E1 Carbon Monoxide Gas Detector

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