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Crusher rebuild. I’m adding interlocks for the out feed conveyor to the cone. Struggling with the Schneider mini starters. My aux contact block wouldn’t slide in. Ended up having to pull the control block above it and had to pull it off the din rail so I could slide that block out. At first I thought the block was wrong. Spent almost an hour looking at documentation to figure it was the right block. Their directions are pictures and only cover pushing blocks in, not removing them.

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Yesterday I called 911 and watched the house burn.

Not my house, we just saw smoke and went into action.

Saw the whole thing thru, had to do a witness report for the fire investigation, it was pretty neat and way better than wiring a hot tub.

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Bet the owner didn’t think it was neat! So since you are an electrician and you were there, what did you do!
Like I said, I watched it burn!

I thought it was a fire from a heater in the garage. I made friends with the fire inspector and got the inside scoop, but I can't share it.

Is that a townhome?
6 houses in a row, so, yeah I think so.
 

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Like I said, I watched it burn!

I thought it was a fire from a heater in the garage. I made friends with the fire inspector and got the inside scoop, but I can't share it.



6 houses in a row, so, yeah I think so.
Well thats fkin terrible. No loss of life right?
 

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There was approximately 40 fire fighters on scene, 2 ladder trucks, the Air truck, 2 or 3 pumper trucks, the emergency response truck, 2 SUVs, 2 cop cars, paramedics, hydro and the gas company, all for a fire in the garage, because the fire appeared larger than it was due to the homeowner. She opened the 2nd floor window to ask what was going on(I was on the phone with 911). We told hee there was a fire in her house, she went downstairs and hit the garage door opener button, the door opened 2" and stopped, then she went outside. Took a total of 2 minutes for the upstairs to be full of smoke. I can only speculate that the interior garage door was left open as the self closer was disconnected.

I cant say the cause of the fire but this is the most descriptive summary I can give.
 

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More damage from the fire or from the fire department?
Did they ventilate through the roof?
More damage from the fire department for sure. The fire was localized to the garage, but because the home owner left the window and doors open, the smoke flooded the house and made the fire appear larger than it was. They went in with a 1½" line first to the second floor, then an additional line of 2½" line, then they went in the front door and up the stairs with one of the lines (maybe a 3rd line, not sure) and flooded the upstairs. They had the ladder trucks because they thought thd fire was already upstairs and were worried about the rest of the houses.

Once they realized the fire wasn't upstairs and it was just smoke, they went to just attacking the garage.

If they had just attacked the garage, it likely would have only been about 10k$ damage (maybe less) vs 150-200k$ from smoke and water damage throughout the entire house.
 
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