pull junction box further out?

Old 10-04-14, 06:58 PM
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pull junction box further out?

On replacing a receptacle, I found a junction box that seems to be hidden further back than it should be.
There seem to be a layer of wood panel (removed in the pic), a layer of drywall and then the receptacle.
Should I be cutting out the drywall and pulling this further out or is it fire safe as it is?

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Old 10-04-14, 07:35 PM
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No, use an extension ring.

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