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Old 03-23-2017, 04:31 AM  
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They burned a 20" wide path through 2x10 and two 2x8s.


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Old 03-23-2017, 07:28 AM  
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They burned a 20" wide path through 2x10 and two 2x8s.
That seems very odd. Can you capture a picture of it? Any pipes near it? Any evidence of old electrical? Sweating (soldering) pipes can produce a spot of charring on the joists adjacent to the fitting but it would be unusual for a something 20" long let alone burning through a joist. Too much risk of burning the house down if they were using burning to intentionally cut through a framing member.




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