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Thieves steal furnace and leave gas flowing

Le John
Le John Member Posts: 226
edited October 2015 in THE MAIN WALL


  • kcopp
    kcopp Member Posts: 4,432
  • Bob Bona_4
    Bob Bona_4 Member Posts: 2,083
    Wow...I looked at a 2 family foreclosure last week. Every stitch of copper gone, even the bb metal covers, both water heaters and one boiler. Gas and water had been shut off, good thing bc the appliances were ripped from the gas piping.
  • KC_Jones
    KC_Jones Member Posts: 5,739
    When I worked for the power company many years ago someone climbed the fence into a substation and tried stealing the copper wire off the top of a live transformer on 110kv lines. I am not sure how much he felt, but he never did any stealing ever again. Best part, his family TRIED to sue for wrongful death. That got thrown out thankfully.
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  • SWEI
    SWEI Member Posts: 7,356
    100+ kV will fix all kinds of stupid.