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Old 09-04-2011, 01:01 AM   #1
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So I just finished my plans for a new stand and sump piping to be started on Monday. Finally going to dress my setup up to look professional. I go to buy the wood and supplies and while I am out my house got struck by lightning. One of my surge protectors to my tank completely blew up and luckily my wife was home to unplug before the tank went up into flames
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Old 09-04-2011, 01:09 AM   #2
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Good luck getting everything back together!!!! Hope it works out.
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Old 09-04-2011, 12:16 PM   #3
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I am fearful that lighting system was damaged but that's it. Thanks
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Old 09-04-2011, 12:24 PM   #4
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WOW,,,very lucky your house didn't catch on fire...
Hopefully ,all it is ,is the lighting system
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Knowing the storm was coming everything was shut down except that. My dog actually went crazy before the sparks started flying so we were prewarned I guess you could say. Not sure what insurance is going to do yet
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WOW,,,very lucky your house didn't catch on fire...
Hopefully ,all it is ,is the lighting system
Oh my gosh!! That's really scary! I'm glad everything is okay.
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Old 09-05-2011, 08:31 PM   #7
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So I just talked to insurance company and after my deductible I will have a check for 5000.00 to fix my tank. I was in good hands with allstate I guess
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So I just talked to insurance company and after my deductible I will have a check for 5000.00 to fix my tank. I was in good hands with allstate I guess
WOW! you could Fix your tank and get a few more with that!
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Glad no one was hurt & no serious damage & losses. Did you have the aquarium written into your policy at all?
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Old 09-05-2011, 10:56 PM   #10
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No it's considered personal property. Nothing living was covered though but all my living stuff is fine
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