Author Topic: Residential Water Emergencies  (Read 2270 times)

Offline rdm258

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Residential Water Emergencies
« on: August 24, 2008, 01:38:24 AM »
What would be dispatched to assist a citizen with a water problem in there residence? Is that a common run. Here in TN, only would send the ladder if doesn't involve the electrical box. The the whole box might be filled.

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Residential Water Emergencies
« on: August 24, 2008, 01:38:24 AM »

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Re: Residential Water Emergencies
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2008, 08:37:32 AM »
Does that include leaky toilets?  I remember handling only flooded basements (sometimes) and water coming through an electrical box.  Other than that, it was "call a plumber/roofer".
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Re: Residential Water Emergencies
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2008, 10:59:59 AM »
You get one Ladder on a water leak. Not suppose to be for a leaky item, such as a toliet.

Should be water coming in from above / Flooded basement.
However many times the source maybe a leaky tolit.  Or in a recent case a washer which drained onto the apartment floor, because they could care less.