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Old 09-22-03, 05:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Fire Prevention

Hey, I was just wondering what precautions you people take to prevent a fire caused by lighting/heating equipment? I just make sure my stuff is wired correctly, I have a smoke detector and a fire extinguisher in our herp room.

very interested in more suggestions.


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Old 09-22-03, 05:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Wired correctly and not overloading plugs. plus the smoke detector, fire extinguisher in the appt.
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Plus, if you have anything you wired yourself like a homemade dimmer, make sure all the connections are permanent (marrettes, soldering, eyelets and screws) and not just taped together.
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Same type of thing extinguisher in the herp room and on the way to the herp room along with a couple smoke detectors.

I am in the process of wiring down the Monitors heat heat lamps to the screens. (Ideas welcome). I'm thinking nuts and bolts

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That everything is wired correctly, that there is no dust bunny buildup around the outlets, that everything is controlled so it won't overheat, everything is kitty-proofed, smoke detector, etc. etc...
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