Carbon monoxide calls reported by Black Hills Energy

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (KGWN) -- Black Hills Energy wants to remind everyone to check vents after the blizzard that occurred on March 13, 2019.

Black Hills Energy reported that Rawlins, Laramie, and Cheyenne are the areas it has received the most reports. In Cheyenne, most of the reported incidents are on the east side of the city.

One home had a reading of 2,000 parts per million which Black Hills Energy pointed out is extremely dangerous. Black Hills Energy said that people need to go outside to clear their vents using a broom or hand to gently remove the snow without damaging equipment.

If you suspect unsafe levels of carbon monoxide in your home, get outside immediately and call for emergency help.

For more information on carbon monoxide safety and Black Hills Energy, you can visit the website at www.blackhillsenergy.com.