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Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors after TEOTWAWKI

First, let me explain a little about my background.  I have served in both the fire service and law enforcement and am retired from them.  During my working life I have seen people die from lack of smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.

During cold periods I have helped carry out the bodies of people who died as a result of improvised heating systems.  Some died from carbon monoxide poisoning and some from smoke inhalation or burns.  The majority of these people could have survived if they had had a smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.

During a TEOTWAWKI situation, many of us plan to bug in and depending on the time of year may be forced to use improvised heating systems. …

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