Fire damage repairs due to a power surge in Massapequa, Long Island

  • The work involved fire damage repairs due to a power surge (lightning).
  • The damage was more severe due to grounding defects within the branch circuits.
  • Megger testing was done to locate concealed defects in the circuit wiring.
  • A new 60-circuit 200-amp panel was installed to allow space for arc fault and ground fault circuit interrupters.
  • Arc fault circuit interrupters were installed on 3-wire grounded circuits.
  • Combination arc fault / ground fault circuit interrupters were installed on the 2-wire ungrounded circuits.