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What was the number one cause of death during Hurricane Bertha?

A. Falling trees
B. Drowning
C. Electrocution
D. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Answer: C—Folks didn’t make sure their emergency generators were properly grounded; but it’s also interesting to note that 12 were also sent to Duke Hospitals for carbon monoxide poisoning because their generators didn’t have adequate ventilation and the poisonous gases overtook the homeowners.

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