Deadly CO Emissions
How to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
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How to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning while using a portable generator. Always use a power cord to keep the generator, and the deadly fumes it emits, as far from your house as possible. Never use a portable generator in the garage even with the garage door open. Run the generator outside your home, and plug it into your power inlet box with a long, at least 50', extension cord to keep carbon monoxide fumes away from your home.