Nail punctures a kitchen branch circuit cable causing an electrical fire

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Technologies

Technologies
Reference number
II-1008803-2020 (#17051)

Location: Delta

Regulated industry sector: Electrical - Low Voltage Electrical System

Incident overview

An energized interior 40Amp kitchen branch circuit cable for the range was punctured by a nail during installation of wire metal meshing used for stucco applications to the exterior of the building.