Updated September 23, 2018 05:15:51 The cracked, corroded or damaged component of an appliance, like a fuse, that’s causing an emergency is a potential emergency, according to the National Emergency Management Agency.
That means that if a home or business gets flooded or a power line is damaged, you could be affected by that incident.
If your home or building is leaking, it could also get flooded, and that could cause an emergency.
To fix the problem, your local emergency management agency has a list of things you should do to protect yourself and your family, such as: Take special care of any exposed wires and connectors.
Replace the affected equipment.