All references are based on the 2014 edition of the NEC. Fire in the Hole A customer called to complain that his outside plugs weren’t working. I found this disaster while troubleshooting this circuit. The receptacle wasn’t working, but, believe it or not, the circuit feeding this GFCI receptacle was still energized and supplying power to it. The receptacle was destroyed from arcing and sparking connections. Water and moisture had gotten into the box because the installer ...

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