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#104050 - 12/24/02 07:48 AM Typical in non code compliance areas!!  
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Something's wrong here for sure!!


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#104051 - 12/24/02 11:00 AM Re: Typical in non code compliance areas!!  
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That basement looks like it was flooded at one point, just looking at all the stains on the walls and how the rust has practically eaten away at that channel between the boxes.

Is the red and blue new wiring?


#104052 - 12/24/02 02:45 PM Re: Typical in non code compliance areas!!  
circuit man  Offline
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WOW! this is scary, accident looking for a place to happen!


#104053 - 12/24/02 02:47 PM Re: Typical in non code compliance areas!!  
circuit man  Offline
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joe, is this at a place of buissness? looks to be 3 phase panels.also looks to have been flooded at one time.


#104054 - 12/25/02 12:41 AM Re: Typical in non code compliance areas!!  
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I thought it looked more like smoke damage on the wall. The corroded boxes/enclosures are typical of fire damage, too. See the soot marks on the far left disco?

Dallas


#104055 - 12/26/02 02:51 PM Re: Typical in non code compliance areas!!  
AMP  Offline
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Talk about smoke on the water. Was this ever submerged?


#104056 - 12/26/02 06:23 PM Re: Typical in non code compliance areas!!  
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This reminds me of something I saw at the conclusion of a fire that nearly completely destroyed a grocery store. It's interesting that virtually nothing remains of the bottom of the wire gutter.

Joe, can you tell us any more about this picture?

Mike (mamills)


#104057 - 12/26/02 10:49 PM Re: Typical in non code compliance areas!!  
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I don't have the full story on this but was informed that it was a fire job. The equipment is not in service and was replaced.


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#104058 - 12/27/02 12:11 AM Re: Typical in non code compliance areas!!  
circuit man  Offline
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saluda,s.c.
WOW! what a relief. glad this was dead. but you have to wonder how long it might have been used.

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#104059 - 01/07/03 09:06 PM Re: Typical in non code compliance areas!!  
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What happened to the fireman who hit the burning boxes with his hose?


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