Ancient wiring made 24 Sussex a firetrap that put Harper and family at risk, report reveals - 2016-08-31

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F0.png Ancient wiring made 24 Sussex a firetrap that put Harper and family at risk, report reveals August 31, 2016, National Post

Twenty-four Sussex Drive is basically a firetrap that posed a "serious" safety risk to former prime minister Stephen Harper and his family, says a 2011 report done for the National Capital Commission.

The report on human health risks and the safety of the electrical system at the currently vacant official residence — prepared by J.L. Richards & Associates and marked secret — was released to the Ottawa Citizen under access to information.

It says the "major life safety risk" to occupants arose from the presence of significant quantities of RH-BX cable, now 65 years old, "which poses the distinct potential for arc faults and a possible fire.

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{{cite news | title = Ancient wiring made 24 Sussex a firetrap that put Harper and family at risk, report reveals | url = https://nationalpost.com/news/politics/ancient-wiring-made-24-sussex-a-firetrap-that-put-harper-and-family-at-risk-report-reveals | work = National Post | date = August 31, 2016 | accessdate = July 23, 2019 }}