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Old 02-06-2010, 05:12 PM   #1
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condo burns because of faulty FPE breaker


http://www.newburyportnews.com/punew...036221311.html

I am selling my old unit in the complex and just a few months ago had my FPE box swapped for a Square D

It's not in the article but the fire marshall said right now it looks like a short circuit in the furnace and a failed breaker.

All units originally had Stab-Lok panels in them and unfortunately many still do.

Also this fire started in the basement, traveled up the chimney chase and burst out through the attic an excellent example of how important fire blocking is.

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condo burns because of faulty FPE breaker


CPSC is too busy trying to ban hobbies to deal with any real safety risks like Stab-Lok.

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