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I just plugged my sweeper in and it sparked & black smoke

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hi mike ---I just plugged my sweeper in and it sparked & black smoke for just a sec are things ok ---wha r chances of fire in wall??
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I'm Mike G and I'll be assisting you.

  1. Did the breaker trip?
  2. Do you have a 2 wire voltage tester?
  3. Do you have the ability to open that outlet to inspect the wires and the connections?