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#146920 - 04/25/01 07:25 PM CPSC Issues Warning to Flood Victums
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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is warning flood victims that all gas control valves, electric circuit breakers, ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs), and fuses that have been under water must be replaced to avoid explosions and fires. Even if these safety devices appear to function after being submerged in a flood, they are unfit for continued use and cannot be repaired.

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http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml01/01134.html
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