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Re: Grow Op Fires
Posted by: mmesseng (IP Logged)
Date: October 01, 2019 12:20AM

In my fire it was the grow light ballast that overheated and burned through the shelf and onto and through the floor. It was easily identifiable from the other ballasts in use since it was deformed from interior heating and showed signs of case decomposition. The other ballasts in the same area did not have this appearance and were mostly undamaged.

The lighting system components need to be compatible with each other to prevent premature failure. I've included an informational link to how grow light ballasts operate.


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Subject Views Written By Posted
  Grow Op Fires 280 Dennis Merkley 09/23/2019 07:58AM
  Re: Grow Op Fires 193 rdzimm 09/23/2019 12:58PM
  Re: Grow Op Fires 174 Chris Bloom, CJBFireConsultant 09/23/2019 01:45PM
  Re: Grow Op Fires 180 mmesseng 10/01/2019 12:20AM
  Re: Grow Op Fires 167 Sir Gary 10/01/2019 11:58AM

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