Posts Tagged ‘electrical panel’

Worker Injured at Palm Harbor Homes Plant

July 29th, 2013 Comments off

An electrical explosion and resulting fire at a Palm Harbor Homes facility in Fort Worth, Tex. sent a worker to the burn unit at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Monday, July 29. He was conscious and alert when he was transported by helicopter ambulance after the electrical panel exploded and caught fire. His injuries did not appear to be life-threatening, according to what star-telegram reports to MHProNews. The electrical panel continued to be energized until power to the building was cut. Firefighters did not find any other evidence of fire at the factory that produces manufactured homes.

(Photo credit: Glen E. Ellman/star-telegram)

State: MHC Sold Unlivable Home

January 24th, 2013 Comments off

DesertDispatch reports from Barstow, Calif. in San Bernardino County a factory-built home sold to a family at the Hacienda Mobile Home Park was alleged to have black mold, running sewage, an open electrical panel and a leaking water heater. Deemed uninhabitable by the Dept. of Housing and Community Development, Hacienda was cited for selling a substandard housing unit and has 30 days to repair the damaged home before trying to sell it again. MHProNews has been informed the Dept. of Housing noted 16 violations, including holes in the floor in two bathrooms, two bedrooms, a hallway and water heater compartment. The community manager claims the family inflicted the damage to get out of the contract.

(Photo credit: Brooke Self/desertdispatch–family with uninhabitable home)