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Carbon Monoxide Danger on Boats

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WASHINGTON--The United States Coast Guard calls it the "silent killer."

They're warning boaters about the hidden dangers of Carbon monoxide.

In many cases, people have either been poisoned or killed by this odorless and tasteless gas.

By following a few simple tips, boaters will have command of the water.

One recommendation involves purchasing a Marine Carbon Monoxide Detector. It will usually run from $100-200.00 dollars.