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I took advantage of the somewhat warmer weather to take down the exterior lights. An odd thing; I never turned off the lights on my blue tree. I didn't think much of it when it winked out a while ago as often the wind can work loose a plug. Eh, it was after the new year, so I was less than concerned when the lights went out as it saved me a trudge through the icy remnants of past sleets and snows.

But Saturday on closer inspection, it was disconnected, but not by the wind. A six inch blackened circle of char on the ground centered on an incinerated connection. The circuit breaker was not popped, so the cord was live. I can't say for sure what happened to the safety fuse in the light string, as everything was reduced to carbon, ash, and slag.

Although this occurred outside, it serves as an example why I have a smoke detectors in every room of the house...
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