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Was testing old lamp. Plugged it in and it sparked. I was in

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Was testing old lamp. Plugged it in and it sparked. I was in my office... It sparked and all sockets in my office and the adjoining bedroom stopped working. It's a 2-story home and this happened upstairs. Heeeellllppppp!
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I'm Mike G and I'll be glad to assist you. Tell me what"s not working and what rooms

Do you have a 2 wire voltage tester?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I don't. Lights working but none of the wall outlets are working in that room or room next to it. I can pick up tester tomorrow. I plugged a working lamp in several outlets in other room and it's working fine in other rooms.
Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 year ago.

Get a tester. I suggest a Volt/Con type. Easy to use, not setting required. Come back.when ready to continue.