Wood-burning stoves, like any other fuel-burning appliances, can cause carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. If a wood-burning stove is improperly ventilated or installed, it can increase the amount of CO indoors. Be sure wood-burning stoves are properly adjusted and any ventilation systems are working properly and not blocked.
- Q What is the incidence rate of carbon monoxide poisoning?
- Q What increases my risk of carbon monoxide poisoning?
- Q Does carbon monoxide cause severe poisoning or death?
- Q How can I prevent carbon monoxide poisoning?
- Q How can I tell if I have carbon monoxide in my home?
- Q Is carbon monoxide poisoning serious for adults?