So apparently the UPS for the 20+ tonne scenery lift at workplace #1 exploded today. Inergen system went off, firies in oxygen masks, and the smell of fried lead acid battery all the way through the place.

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@s0 holy shit! I hope no one was hurt.

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@ljwrites luckily it was a Sunday in Easter weekend, so the venue was empty. But even if there had been people in the venue, it would been a safe evacuation. The UPS in question is housed in a specific enclosed area with pressurised inert gas fire-suppression system. It’s just the first time in my employment that it has actually had to do its job.

@s0 it's for this one time that it was necessary, I guess :blobcat0_0: And even with no one there the system may have prevented further property damage, too. So glad no one was hurt!

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