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Drip Loops and Fires
Posted By: peterinwa <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Friday, 3 January 2003, at 12:38 a.m.
When I got a new heater recently and read the instructions about making a "drip loop" I wondered if that had come up in the discussion about Cybermeez' fire. I checked and yes, JD brought it up.
I think it's worth mentioning again... should any water run down a cord it should not run into a wall socket or extension cord socket or surge protector or... it should run to a low point in the cord and drip to the floor.
But you can't plan for everything. I remember as a child my mother showing me a newspaper article complete with a picture.
A small, round goldfish bowl was sitting on a table by a window. The sun came through the window and went through the bowl like a magnifying glass... comi