Google Fiber Splice Box Fire Damage

Urs Hölzle, the Senior Vice President of Engineering at Google, shared a photo on Twitter on Friday of a Google fiber splice box that caught on fire in a rural area of South Carolina. That caused a Google datacenter to lose 100Tbps of capacity but Google was able to restore it within 12 hours.

He shared this photo and more details on Twitter, I brightened up the photo a lot:

This post is part of our daily Search Photo of the Day column, where we find fun and interesting photos related to the search industry and share them with our readers.

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