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EMO: Carbon Monoxide Warning Issued

The New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization has issued the following carbon monoxide warning in response to power outages from last weeks ice storm:

coImportance: HIGH

Description
Never run generators or cook with an open flame inside a home or garage as these activities create carbon monoxide (CO) which can be life threatening.

Carbon monoxide is colorless, odorless and tasteless. Symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning can mimic symptoms of the flu and make you drowsy. Use extreme caution. In the event of an Emergency, call 911. For Safety information, call New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization 1-800-561-4034.

Area Description

Acadien Peninsula Kent & Northumberland Counties

Issued By: NB EMO

Village of Blackville

Village of Blackville

The village of Blackville is governed by an elected council made up of a mayor and four councillors. Incorporated as a village in 1966, Blackville has a population of 958 and has had a long history related to forestry and salmon fishing.

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