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mcgraw
01-31-2011, 09:51
What are the safety hazards if I use a small, camping-style propane cook top (the kind that uses the small, green bottles of propane) in my home?

The scenario is that there is an event that causes gas/electricity/water to stop flowing into the home. I've got water, I've got food. I'd like to cook during this time.

Is there a safety concern?

Thanks,

Frank

JC Refuge
01-31-2011, 10:03
Carbon monoxide poisoning is a possibility if you are cooking in an enclosed, unventilated space. Cook near an open window and create a cross breeze to ensure the gases vent outward.

mcgraw
02-01-2011, 08:38
Thanks for the help.

Frank