National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Cord – Light, 50', with Multiple Light Sockets, AWG, 12/3 Wire

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Storage and Shelf Life Checks: 

Initial Inspection/Disposal Criteria

  1. Visually inspect for broken plugs, cracked or damaged cord, cracked or damaged sockets, bent or broken bulb guards.
  2. Dispose of or repair if bulb guards are bent or missing.
  3. Replace any cracked or broken light sockets.
  4. Dispose of any broken, frayed, or burned cords.
  5. Dispose of any cords that are not UL approved with a 12/3 gauge minimum wire.
  6. Return to stock if item is unused.
  7. Refurbish item if has been used or damage is repairable.

Refurbishing Procedures

A. Repair

  • Repair or replace guards.

B. Cleaning

  1. Wipe down cord with a mild detergent solution to remove mud, dirt, and grease.
  2. Clean guards with soapy water, brush, and scouring pad.
  3. Do NOT soak.
  4. Dry completely before use (due to possible electric shock).

C. Testing for Performance

  • Plug cord into 110v source and test each socket by screwing in a bulb or testing with voltage tester at cache option.

D. Repackaging

  • Local cache option for coiling and repacking.


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