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#125519 - 12/11/04 10:39 PM Rain water running through the electric panel
Joe Tedesco Offline

Registered: 10/07/00
Posts: 3325
Loc: Boston, Massachusetts USA
From the field:

I had photographed a house in a resort community next door to me that is in terrible shape and called the city to complain that I thought the rain water running through the electric panel would be a fire hazard and they refused to try to even look at the picture.

We recently had a fire here that burned down 8 houses during 40 mph winds.

The area consists of 50 x 100 foot lots cost
350,000.00 . The panel looks better than the house. I am a builder not an
electrician but this looks bad, but how bad is this? My house is 13 feet
away from this.

Thanks for any input.
Joe Tedesco, NEC Consultant

#125520 - 12/18/04 08:08 PM Re: Rain water running through the electric panel
lil suzi Offline

Registered: 08/13/03
Posts: 56
Loc: Midwest
Are some of those breakers tripped?
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