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Blog Author Steve Hudgik
Monday, October 10, 2011
Electrical Inspector Dies After Fire And Explosion At HomeThe Chicago Sun-Times reports that a Des Plaines city employee died in an explosion and fire in his backyard. David Mugerditchian, aged 60, was an electrical inspector for the city of Des Plaines. He suffered burns to 96 percent of his body as a result of the fire.
The article reports that a colleague, Butch Ehrke, who is a building inspector, said that "Mugerditchian would take the time to explain things to homeowners and building owners as far as what remedies would be more economical or more efficient laborwise. 'He would explain things to people, like, Here’s a way you can hook up the generator and not have to worry about certain things. That’s the kind of guy he was.'"
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