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08/09/2008 Two men die from carbon monoxide poisoning Two men have died and another is in a serious condition after inhaling smoke from a charcoal barbeque.

The men are believed to have brought the barbeque indoors, into a small cabin which was not well ventilated.

Carbon monoxide poisoning if left untreated can cause loss of consciousness and subsequent death. Click here for further information.

Never use any type of fuel burner in a confined space.
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University of Otago NZ National Poisons Centre

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