Summary: On Saturday, January 31st, a 100 amp electrical switch overheated, eventually leading to a fire in the panel. A fire extinguisher was used to put out the flames. There were no injuries.
• This switch was used to power a pump associated with a temporary chiller.
• The switch had been out of service for the last 6 years. As a result, no infra-red thermography tests had been completed.
• Utilize thermography when putting electrical components back in service.